Even with these slower times, we hope you have many reasons to give thanks this Thursday and enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!
We had so many requests for logos to post on your websites that we created a couple of choices, a gold emblem series and a blue emblem series. One is a View My Profile emblem that you can link to your web page and the other is to announce that you’re a Professional Member of GoGetNotary.com. Visit Download GoGetNotary Logos for more info.
Featured Notary for November 2007 by Sharon Hassler, President, GoGetNotary.com. Our November Featured Notary is Claudine Osborne. Claudine has been providing notary services for five years and loan signings for nearly four years. She received the 2008 Notary of the Year Special Honoree Award from the National Notary Association for her contributions to the industry. Claudine has some extra tips for new notaries.
Should You Pay To Be Listed With A Signing Service? by Kelly Robertson, Coach, Mentor. Kelly is receiving more questions from clients and students about whether it’s a good idea to PAY to sign up with a signing company. Here’s some advice from a seasoned veteran.
California Notary Law Changes For 2008 by Joan Bergstrom, Certified Loan Signing Agent, Instructor, Author Joan has news about the latest changes to notary laws in California that go into effect January 1, 2008. The Secretary of State doesn’t notify notaries of changes, so you have to be proactive.
Tips on Cold Calling for Non-Loan Signing Work by Laura Vestanen, Mobile Notary, Notary Signing Agent. Laura provided another excerpt from her popular non-loan signing book, this time tips on cold-calling. You might find some sources of income you hadn’t considered as well as some great advice about getting your foot in the door.
Are Field Services Inspections Right for You? by Virginia (Vikki) Watanabe, Notary Signing Agent, Virtual Bankruptcy Assistant. Vikki has been exploring additional revenue streams and shares some of her experiences with us. Field Services Inspections may be new to you. Is it worth considering?
American Association of Virtual Bankruptcy Assistants Formed by Virginia (Vikki) Watanabe, Notary Signing Agent, Virtual Bankruptcy Assistant. Here’s something we have high hopes for and think it’s great news. Vikki has formed an association for Virtual Bankruptcy Assistants and developing a real-world training program.
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I just got an update from Hazzaa Kassis on memberships at United Notary Association of America. They’re currently offering free registration with certain conditions. Visit UnitedNotaries.org and select Register/Join in the left sidebar for details.
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