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Five Tips For Putting Together A Notary Business Plan

By David Thun on February 26, 2014 - Whether you’re starting out as Notary Signing Agent or looking to expand, a good business plan will keep you focused on the essentials.

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Hotline Tip: Two Signatures On The Same Document

By Kelle Clarke on February 26, 2014 - If two signatures appear on one document to be notarized, do I have to create a separate jurat (or acknowledgment) for each one?

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The Certified Signing Specialist Code Of Conduct: Guiding Principle 2

By Bill Anderson on February 26, 2014 - Guiding Principle 2 of the Certified Signing Specialist™ Code of Conduct focuses on the importance of notarization in a mortgage loan or real property transaction.

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Use The Web To Stand Out As A Notary Signing Agent

By Caitlin Dodds on February 26, 2014 - In part one of this Basic SEO series we discussed the importance of setting up a solid website and choosing the right keywords. Next we will explore how to build your brand through local and social listings.

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Hotline Tip: Can I Perform An Overseas Marriage Ceremony?

By Kelle Clarke on February 19, 2014 - I am a Florida Notary who performs wedding ceremonies. I have friends who are current Florida residents who have asked me to perform their marriage ceremony — only, they’re getting married next summer in Italy.

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How Notary Signing Agents Get Themselves Found On The Web

By Caitlin Dodds on February 19, 2014 - Most Notary Entrepreneurs are serious about their businesses. They have websites, social profiles, they’re listed in online directories, and more. But how many of those are optimized for Internet searching?

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Signing Agents Call For Smaller Loan Packages, More Time To Review Documents Before Closings

By David Thun on February 19, 2014 - The NNA invited Notaries on Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn last week to discuss how the mortgage closing process could be improved. In response, signing agents called for more time to review loan documents and smaller loan packages to help the closing process.

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U.S. Notaries By The Numbers (Infographic)

By Michael Lewis on February 19, 2014 - Did you know that more than one third of U.S. Notaries work in the banking, finance and mortgage industries? If you ever wondered how you stack up against other Notaries, check out more statistics in our latest infographic.

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Video: Why You Should Come To NNA 2014

By Daniel Lewis on February 19, 2014 - 2013 Notary of the Year Kathy Fletcher shares how the NNA Conference benefits her as a Notary and invites you to join her at NNA 2014.

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Hotline Tip: Question Regarding A Power Of Attorney Notarization

By Kelle Clarke on February 12, 2014 - Say I have a loan document, and a person with power of attorney appears before me to sign. He or she signs their name and also signs the other borrower’s name as attorney in fact, along with their name. In the notarial section, do I leave both names and notarize, or do I remove the name of the person that did not appear?

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