I’ve been a member of the National Notary Association (NNA) since I’ve started as a notary public. Notary memberships like this one have super helpful information on their website: www.nationalnotary.org . Also, their notary hotline have saved me many a headaches when faced with difficult or trick notarizations. Though being a notary doesn’t require you to be a NNA member, it sure does help.
A mobile notary like myself have enjoyed being a member and will continue to be a member of the NNA. For those other notaries that are looking for advice on going full time independent notary publics, be sure to have your info on the following directories: www.123Notary.com , www.notaryrotary.com and www.yelp.com as they will help lead clients to your business (a virtual office and professional website/email is a must).