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.

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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Guest Post: On Notary Signing Agent Fees

This is from Jennifer Glover, owner of Prestige Notaries, a signing service. It’s so very true, so spot on, so wise that I cheered when I read it.  I read a lot of posts about fees, we all do, and … Continue reading

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On Working the Lists 

On Working the Lists One of the things that many notaries (and other small business people) do not understand is that a great deal of your success hinges on your ability to find and work through lists of prospective clients. … Continue reading

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WNFIN 2017  – Day 0

I’m getting set up to participate in Write Non-Fiction In November (also known as WNFIN or NaNonFiWriMo), the non-fiction version of National Novel Writing Month (AKA NaNoWriMo or simply NaNo). It starts tomorrow. In addition to writing a whole book … Continue reading

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