Mobile Notaries Advice

New Notary Laws Coming in Pennsylvania

Important Update for Pennsylvania Notaries

New notary education rules were passed in Pennsylvania, requiring all new and renewing notaries to complete a three hour course. The course must be completed within six months before filing an application, or filing a renewal, to be a notary in the state of Pennsylvania. The update here comes for current notaries. In the initial […]

Bitcoin Miner Canaan acquires Proof of Existence

Bitcoin Miner Canaan Enters the Notary Business

With technological changes coming rapidly, the landscape is quickly changing for the mobile notary and notaries in general. Firms continue to position themselves to be at the forefront of digital technology, therefore it comes as no surprise that Bitcoin Miner Canaan has purchased the document timestamping service Proof of Existence. Proof of Existence has software […]

Indiana to Update Notary Laws

Upcoming 2018 Changes to Indiana Notary Laws

You can add Indiana to the states lined up to update their notary laws soon, as Indiana has approved changes to take effect in 2018. The changes will bring Indiana closer to the rest of the nation in regards to notarial law. Of course, we’ll see tighter testing requirements for notaries, as we are seeing […]

New Notary Laws Coming in Pennsylvania

New Pennsylvania Notary Law to Start in October 2017

The Revised Uniform Law of Notarial Act will take effect on October 26, 2017 in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of State published its notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. This long awaited Notarial Act will replace previous laws enacted in 1941 and 1953. The law was actually passed in 2013, but compliance requirements for the state […]

Will the fed raising rates affect mobile notaries?

Does the Fed Raising Rates Affect Mobile Notaries?

Last week the federal reserve announced for just the third time since the financial crisis, that they are raising rates to a range between .75 and 1 percent.  The fed announced in their decision that they are planning for slow economic growth, which stands in contrast to some in the market who think the market […]

2017 Idaho Notary Bill

Update on Idaho Notary Bill

A contentious battle has commenced in Idaho regarding a new law to set forthcoming rules for notaries in the state.  The notary law passed out of committee last week after a long debate.  Among the topics brought up against the bill were unstable foreign countries, the Hague Convention and the UCC. The bill looks to […]

3 Ways Notaries Can Avoid a Dip in Business

While doing outreach and marketing yourself is vital for a notary when business gets slow, it’s simply not enough. You can’t really wait until things slow down to decide it’s time to get started bringing in more clients. By that point, you’re already behind. Rather than let that happen, there are some specific ways you […]

How to Set Yourself Apart as a Mobile Notary

How to Set Yourself Apart as a Mobile Notary

Like banking and related fields, notarizing documents is generally a Monday through Friday, 9 to 5 type of job. If you are not at the bank during those hours, whatever you need notarized will simply have to wait. That can be very problematic for people who need something notarized on the weekend or after hours […]

Beware these 6 Mobile Notary Errors

6 Notary Errors to Beware as They Can Lose You Clients

Mobile notaries offer clients the convenience of having a professional notary travel to them. While clients greatly appreciate this level of convenience and flexibility, they still will lose faith if critical mobile notary errors are made. When this happens, it is likely that the notary will lose their client. Here are 6 mobile notary errors […]

Cold Calling Tips for Mobile Notaries

6 Cold Calling Tips for Mobile Notaries

Cold calling is a sales and marketing technique that is often avoided because many people are uncomfortable picking up a phone and making calls. We have found much success with this tactic and even included Cold Calling in our list of ways mobile notaries can earn more business. When done correctly and consistently cold calling […]