Advantages of Technology in Business
In a world where technology is becoming more prominent every day, from our social interactions to our kids’ education, there is a great need for understanding how to use our devices and the resources on the internet. Technology can be intimidating, but also incredibly powerful, especially for business purposes. For example, technology can help us stay organized, market our notary business, and even directly influence our ability to get signings.
In order to remain competitive with our notary signing agent businesses, especially with many companies adopting hybrid signings or even full e-signings, we must understand the ways that technology can benefit us and be open to adopting new ways of doing business. This article summarizes a series of 3 blog posts that focus on using technology to your advantage in your notary business.
- Devices and technology you need to perform like a pro
- Software programs and apps to keep you productive and organized
- Online resources to stay current with the notary industry and grow your business
Have you ever wondered about the initial investment in becoming an NSA? The biggest expenses by far will be the devices that you purchase, but they will earn their keep. What are the essential technologies for running your business?
- Laptop and/or desktop computers
- All-in-one office machines
- Power inverters, and more
Top online resources
The internet is the biggest force in promoting technology, and while there are endless opportunities, narrowing down on the right tools for your business can be truly overwhelming. This article gives you several helpful website and online sources to explore on your notary business journey:
- Resources for getting started
- Notary directories
- Marketing & networking tools
- Resources for staying organized
Programs & applications
Along with the internet and the resources it provides, there are also apps that take your smartphone and computer to the next level. Whether you’re just getting started as a notary, or are a seasoned NSA, your business will benefit from having the right digital tools for the job.
- Essential computer programs
- Document viewing and scanning apps
- Apps for personal safety
- Apps for notary signing services
Read the full article: Programs & Apps: More Technology for your Signing Agent Business
Grow your notary business with technology
While we’ve compiled these resources for you, it’s important to remember that everyone is different. Our goal is to create a base for you to work from as you continue to explore the technological resources at your disposal. At the end of the day…technology wins! There is no need to be afraid or hesitant. And as we all know, the best way to overcome fear is to jump right in!
For more reading on how technology can help your business, check out this great article from Forbes.com.
We wish you the best of luck and thank you for reading this series of articles. If you have anything to add or resources not mentioned here that you’ve found helpful, please leave a comment.
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By Jenny Craven