Author Archives: Tim Gatewood

About Tim Gatewood

55+, male, widowed (May 2016). Mobile notary public and signing agent, freelance writer, and ordained minister. Science fiction and fantasy fan, willing servant to cats, avid reader and collector of books and other stuff. Please see my websites (including this blog and others) for more info on me and what I think about the issues of the day.

On Notaries and Marketing

Notaries and Marketing: Active Marketing is Required for Success Whenever someone asks about getting more work as a notary, the first answer usually given is sign up with lots of companies. That’s a good first step, but it’s not the … Continue reading

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How Much Should a Notary Charge? 

How Much Should a Notary Charge? One of the questions that gets asked most often in the groups on Facebook where notaries gather is “how much should a notary charge to do this ?” The answer to that is simple, … Continue reading

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So This Happened

So, this happened. Yes, I am commissioned for another four year term. This makes my 6th term of office. I was sworn in earlier today. It was a good thing, as my previous commission expired next Friday and I was … Continue reading

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Why A Notary Signing Agent Must Call the Borrowers

I posted about this on my original blog several years ago. It all remains true. (I have added a few additional points to it that were not in the earlier version.) Why A Notary Signing Agent Must Call the Borrrowers … Continue reading

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How To Research Potential Clients for NSA Work 

Many notaries seem to believe that posting a question about a potential NSA client in a notary group on Facebook is all they need to do in order to say they have researched the firm. While asking your competition to … Continue reading

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