Four Simple Ways To Prepare For Taxes As A Notary
In this episode, Ronnie and I discuss four simple ways to prepare for taxes as a notary and how to take advantage of our career as notaries to maximize our end-of-year. Ronnie also shares new insights that you might not have thought about, from using spreadsheets to more advanced tools.
Five Ways To Save On Cost As A Notary
We're back with Ronnie Mickle, founder and co-owner of Unlimited Ink and Notary Stars, for the last part of our special episode. This time, we talk about how to be a responsible business owner, and part of that is managing the costs. And so, in this episode, we dive into knowing the five ways to save on cast as a notary.
Successful Notaries Follow These 4 Habits
There are some very basic things that I still find notaries not doing and potentially putting themselves in danger of getting in trouble or making a mistake that may cause them problems in the future. In this episode, I discuss the four habits that successful notaries should follow to create great notary careers in their lifetime. These are the kinds of things you want to practice until you're a master at them, so that they almost become automatic in your day-to-day work and business.
How To Adapt And Grow Your Notary Business In A Recession With Ronnie Mickle
In this episode, we are joined by Ronnie Mickle, the founder and co-owner of Unlimited Ink and Notary Stars. We discuss strategies for adapting and growing a notary business during a recession. We share our firsthand experiences from the 2023 Level Up Notary Summit and provide valuable insights on how to adapt and succeed in a slowing industry. From tips on being prepared for economic downturns and being listed correctly online, to innovative cost-saving methods and creative business development strategies, this episode is filled with practical advice.
Conquering Anxiety as a Notary Entrepreneur With Ronnie Mickle
In this episode, we delve into the challenges of anxiety faced by notary entrepreneurs. Ronnie Mickle, the founder and co-owner of Unlimited Ink and Notary Stars, and I share our experiences and insights on overcoming anxiety in the notary business. We discuss the manifestation of anxiety, its sources, and how it can be magnified by irrational fears. The pressures of financial uncertainty, fear of failure, and isolation as a notary are explored in depth. Our discussion also touches on the influence of social media and unrealistic expectations in the notary industry.
How To Become An Apostille Agent (Judi Lawrence)
In this episode, I sit down with Judi Lawrence, an expert in the field, to delve into the realm of becoming an Apostille Agent. Judi Lawrence is the owner of the Lawrence Institute for Notaries, an institution that trains and educates notaries in the Apostille business. With over 20 years of notary experience and 8 years in the Apostille business, Judi serves as a guiding light in this arena. This episode explores the journey of Judi's transition from working in a law firm to unexpectedly becoming an entrepreneur, and how she found her calling in the world of notary services and Apostilles. Judi's insights provide invaluable guidance for anyone interested in this niche within the notary industry. Tune in to uncover the secrets of the Apostille trade and the inspiring story of Judi's journey.
How To Maximize Your End Of Year
Ronnie Mickle, founder and co-owner of Unlimited Ink and Notary Stars, is on the show again for a monthly segment. In this episode, we discuss how to maximize our end-of-year efforts and talk about why it is important to do so in order to position ourselves to get and secure the most amount of work. We also explore how to get ready for the upcoming year.
Five Free Tips To Increase Your Notary Work
Right now, you probably take your career seriously, you commit to loving your notary work, and you even ask for the things you need to succeed. In this episode, we continue our conversation with Ronnie Mickle, founder and co-owner of Unlimited Ink and Notary Stars. This is the second part of our special episode with him, and this time, we discuss the five tips to increase notary work.
How To Overcome Notary Anxiety And Stay Motivated
In this episode, Brian Schooley, a good friend of mine, joins us to discuss the fears and stresses that we face as notaries. He spent two decades working in sales. Apart from his main job, he also had some side hustles, which caused him to become exhausted. After hearing about potential hourly income alternatives, Brian found himself interested in becoming a notary and loan signing agent. Eventually, he decided to cross the line, quit his job, and work for himself.
Additional Sources of Income for Notaries With Ronnie Mickle
Ronnie Mickle, founder and co-owner of Unlimited Ink and Notary Stars, is on the show again for a monthly segment. In this episode, we discuss the challenges of being a notary public and the importance of diversifying income sources. We share personal experiences of diversifying our income streams during times of economic downturn and suggest various services that notaries can add to their repertoire, including general notary work, wedding officiating, and mobile notary services. Listeners will learn about the different types of notary services that exist, how to market them effectively, and the importance of finding their niche and focusing on the work they enjoy.
How to Find a Mentor as a Notary With J.C. Ortega
Welcome to another episode of The Notary Business Talk! Join me in this engaging discussion as I sit down with J.C. Ortega, a seasoned notary from Texas. Together, we dive into the world of mentorship and its pivotal role in the realm of notary entrepreneurship.
In this episode, we unravel the essence of mentorship – from identifying potential mentors and adding value, to forming meaningful connections. These building blocks create a robust mentor-mentee relationship, propelling your notary career to unprecedented heights.
Back To Signing Agent Basics (Kendra Lewis)
In this episode, I team up with Kendra Lewis, founder of Signing Agent Basics. We delve into the foundational aspects of becoming a signing agent, drawing from Kendra's 15 years of industry experience.
Learn how she stumbled into this career and gain insights into the evolving landscape of signing agents. Discover the power of communication and personal connections in building a successful signing agent business.
Five Holiday Marketing Tips To Grow Your Business
We can't let you miss out on this important piece of advice from Ronnie Mickle, founder and co-owner of Unlimited Ink and Notary Stars. In this episode, we talk about the five holiday marketing tips you might want to think about putting into practice as the holiday season gets underway to help you expand your notary business and get it ready for the coming year as well.
Resumes, Listing Sites And Databases After The Pandemic
Ronnie Mickle, founder and co-owner of Unlimited Ink and Notary Stars, is back on the show for a special 3-part episode! In this episode, we talk about notary resumes, listing sites, and databases and how important these things are in enhancing your marketability and surviving in a digital graveyard, particularly in light of the oversaturated nature of the market right now.
How to Survive A Notary Work Slowdown
In this episode, I go over the three steps to surviving a notary work slowdown. Like any other industry, the notary business undergoes cycles of ups and downs. Definitely, this episode does not teach you how to prevent going through that cycle. Rather, it teaches you how to navigate market cycles and how to respond when things begin to slow down, so you always come out stronger.
What Signing Agencies Are Looking With Ronnie Mickle
In this episode, we discuss the increasing demand for notaries and what signing agencies look for when hiring notaries. Ronnie Mickle, the founder and co-owner of Unlimited Ink and Notary Stars, shares insights and tips on how to stand out as a notary in the competitive market. We also share our recent travel experiences and highlight the importance of professionalism and creating a positive client experience. Tune in to gain valuable knowledge on growing your notary business and staying ahead in the industry.
Why You Should Team Up With Other Notaries (April Blake)
In today's engaging discussion, we delve into an essential strategy that can transform your notary business and create a thriving community of collaboration. Join us as we uncover the power of forming symbiotic relationships with fellow notaries in your region, turning potential competitors into valued allies. Our insightful guest for this episode is April Blake, a seasoned notary professional who shares her remarkable journey of partnership and success.