Sunday, November 30, 2008

I Catch Another Notary's Mistakes

Someone called me for my California Apostille Service over the weekend. He had 3 documents that had been notarized by a Notary Public that he used a few days ago. This Notary completed a "Certification Of Copy By Document Custodian" for 3 documents of the client. This Notary made a whole bunch of mistakes.

The first mistake that I noticed was that 2 of the notarized documents did not have the complete Notary seal- the seal of the State of California was totally missing from one of them. Also, I noticed that the client- the person who was certifying the copy of the documents- had not even signed the documents. Not one. Finally, I noticed that the Jurat statement on the documents said, "Personally known to me or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence...." Apparently the Notary had not heard about the new Notary laws that went into effect in California on January 1, 2008. Needless to say, I had to help this client out with more things than he had planned. This is just one example of how it really is important for Notaries to keep up with their training, and to always be aware of the laws and practices. It also shows that just because someone is a Notary Public doesn't mean that they know what they are doing. Frankly, if I were choosing a Notary Public or any other professional, I would want to use one who I would be fairly sure that they know what they are doing.

I'm a full-time Notary Public, I'm in the National Notary Association, and I perform Notary work each and every week- if I don't do any Notary work during the week, then I'm out of town on vacation. I don't let my Notary skills get stale- I work at it. I always check and double-check my work before I release it to my clients. If I ever encounter some situation where I'm not sure of the procedure in performing a notarization, I consult my Notary handbook (from the NNA), the NNA or a Notary friend.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Save Money on Mobile Notary Service in Hollywood with "Hollywood Express Hours"

Hollywood Notary.Net announces a new service with great pricing: Hollywood Express Hours! If you need a Notary Public to drive to you in zip codes 90028 or 90038 and you are flexible in accepting your Notary at any time between the hours of 1PM and 3PM, Monday through Friday, then here's a deal for you: I will come to where you are and notarize 1 signature, all for only $35 (hospitals excluded). Additional signatures will be $10 each. Imagine- now you can have your lunchtime completely, and not have it interrupted by driving to a Notary, and you'll save money, too! Note about this service: it's $35 cash or check only, and I expect you to have your documents and your identification ready when you call. Your appointment will be scheduled such that I can arrive at ANY TIME between 1PM and 3PM- it's MY CHOICE when to arrive during those times. You can set this type of appointment up in advance with me- but the pricing will only apply between the hours specified here on the days specified here, in the 2 zip codes specified here. This offer is good for first-time customers only!

To schedule an appointment during the the new Hollywood Express Hours, call David at (323)393-5822.

Hollywood Notary.Net

Monday, November 17, 2008

Actors (SAG, AFTRA and Non-Union) Get $10 Off Mobile Notary Service at Hollywood Notary.Net

If you are an Actor (or Actress) in Los Angeles or nearby, Hollywood Notary.Net, offers you a great deal! You can save $10 off the regular Notary travel fees through December 31, 2008. Just show your SAG or AFTRA Card, or show your headshot, or anything that proves that you are an Actor when the services are rendered. Just mention the "Actor Discount" when calling! This discount applies to all travel services EXCEPT the Hollywood Special and the Starbucks Special. Use a Notary Public who's also an Actor- David Ransom at Hollywood Notary.Net!

To book an appointment, call David at (323)393-5822.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Save Money on Escrow When Purchasing A Home or Refinancing in Los Angeles County?

If you are looking to purchase a new home or refinance your home today in Los Angeles County, you can save yourself a few bucks. How does saving between $35 and $85 sound to you? You can do a lot with $35 - take yourself and 1 other person out to a casual dinner, or buy Fatburgers for 4.

All escrow companies work with signing companies, which find Notary Signing Agents, like myself, to go to the homes of clients to sign their loan paperwork. These signing companies are paid through escrow and typically charge borrowers $150 to $200 per signing, or more- up to $300 for a signing.

Well, consider this: when it comes to getting your paperwork signed and notarized, YOU, the buyer/borrower, have the power to choose your Notary Signing Agent. Did you know that?

If you are looking to buy a new house or to refinance, you can call David at Hollywood Notary.Net at (323)393-5822 beforehand, and arrange this deal: tell your escrow company that you want to use Hollywood Notary.Net for your loan signing agent service. I will call your escrow company and arrange to receive the documents. I will preside over your loan signing for $115 for documents that I print myself, or for $95 for documents that are overnighted by the lender.

Hollywood Notary.Net is a professional Mobile Notary and Signing Agent Service serving Los Angeles and surrounding cities. I have presided over the signing of paperwork for many new home buyers recently. I've also presided over the signings of hundreds of home loans - check out my website for details.

Remember, start planning to save yourself money now, by arranging your Signing Agent Service with Hollywood Notary.Net.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Get Into The Holiday Spirit With "Habitat For Christmas"

Like to get yourself into the mood for Christmas early- maybe listen to some Christmas music and see some nice short videos? Well, then, head on over to Habitat For Christmas, a collection of holiday cheer assembled by the maker of this Hollywood Notary blog. Let me know how you like it!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Hollywood Notary.Net Special Discount Code for Notary Service in Los Angeles

In honor of Barack Obama being elected President of the United States, from now thru November 7th, anyone who asks for the Barack Obama Discount will receive $20 off the regular price of the travel fee for Mobile Notary Service from Hollywood Notary.Net. This discount will apply to calls to homes, businesses, hospitals, and worksites. This discount is only mentioned here on this blog, and it will not be advertised on my main website or anywhere else. You must mention the Barack Obama Special in order to receive this discount. This discount cannot be combined with other discounts offered, including the Hollywood Special or the Starbucks Special.

To schedule your Mobile Notary Service and to claim your Barack Obama Special discount, please call David at (323)393-5822.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Need To Type A Letter? Announcing My Letter Composition and Typing Service!

Do you need to write a letter to someone, but aren't sure how to put all the words together? I am an expert at doing such things. I will talk to you at length to find out exactly what you want to say, and then I will compose the letter for you. When I am done, I will finalize with you the contents of the letter. At that point, I can print it out for you and send it to you in the mail (it will be ready for your signature, if required), or I can email it to you in a Word document form (or in Appleworks format). I can also type any letter that you want typed. Pricing for this service is $25 for the first 2 pages and $10 for each additional page (since I'm just starting this service, I'm offering it for what I feel is a cheap price).

I also have a copy machine here, so I can make a limited number of copies of your letter at $1 per page.

If you think you could use this service, call David at (323)393-5822.

Hollywood Notary.Net

Friday, October 17, 2008

Growing Old Takes Planning!

Every responsible adult in America will sit down and seriously think about growing old, and all that comes with it. There's a lot to think about. How much money will you be earning in the future? Who will take care of YOU if you get sick? What would YOU do if you had a stroke right now? What if an earthquake ravished your home? When you turn 70 years old, will you be able to take care of yourself? Will your kids take care of you if you lose your mental faculties? Do you have a trusted individual now in mind who would be willing to make decisions for you in the future? Do you have a will? Do you know about insurance- like life insurance (there are many kinds), long term care insurance, etc? Do you have a lawyer to consult with to help you in making all these decisions in planning for the future? Heck- do you have a will? Did you know that if you don't have a will, the State court will decide who gets your property after your death? Do you know about living trusts? If you were to have an accident today, do you already have a living will, or an advanced health care directive? Are YOU looking out for your parents? For your kids? For YOU?

Now, think about people who live in Galveston, Texas or Houston, Texas, who are filing claims with their insurance companies right now for damage done to their property. My uncle is a lawyer in Texas- he helps low income people with their claims. There are a lot of claims right now due to the recent storm- Ike. Insurance companies will often challenge you on paying claims, and it's not uncommon to be denied your claims. That's why having an attorney is essential today- you must know your rights. Attorneys can be expensive, but they don't have to be. The top 10 percent of income earners in this country have attornies at their disposal- they use them all the time as a part of their daily routines- they consult with them on making almost every decision. That's one reason why rich people are rich.

The bottom 10 percent of income earners in this country have access to free legal help. They can't really afford to go out and buy the best lawyers, so they often turn to the public defenders and legal aid organizaitons. It's free!

The other 80 percent of people still need legal help, but are often unwilling to seek it due to the most often high cost of legal fees. On average, a lawyer can easily cost $300 to $400 per hour.

Notary Public in West Adams near Crenshaw

If you need a Notary Public in the West Adams area, Hollywood Notary.Net is here! We are located on Adams Blvd. near 11th Avenue- call for the exact address and how to access the building. Available for walk-in or Mobile Notary appointments- just call David at (323)393-5822. Check out our website at


Check out the Your Magical Collection Holiday store, where you can find some cool Disney stuff to buy as a gift, or for yourself! Although The Disney Store at the Crenshaw-Baldwin Hills Plaza is now gone, you can still find some Disney favorites right here at my online store, and everything can be shipped to you!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Need a Notary Public near UCLA? Announcing The Bruin Special

Yes, I, David L. Ransom Jr., Notary Public and owner of Hollywood Notary.Net, am an alumnus of UCLA. I went to UCLA beginnig in June of 1982 for the summer session, and I took a Precalculus class. I got an "A" in that class, but I worked by you-know-what off for it. In the Fall of 1982 (which for most students was their first quarter at the school), I took 3 classes: Math 31A (Calculus), English 3, and Psychology 10. I was living at home for this quarter, but I still managed to get a "B", A- and an A in the respective classes. At that time, I didn't know what subject that I wanted to major in, but for various reasons, I later ultimately chose to major in Mathematics/Applied Science. I graduated in December of 1987 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics/Applied Science.

I recently had the opportunity to go back to UCLA in May for "UCLA Day", which was a special day where Alumni were invited to come to the school and see the changes. One thing that happened to me that I will bet didn't happen to other students was this: I got to go up to the floor where I used to live in the dorms (Dykstra Hall 6th Floor), and I actually stood outside the door where I used to live! It was fun, and I can tell you this: students today definitely live way better on campus (but they also pay more!)

Anyway, if you are a UCLA Student and need Mobile Notary Service, call Hollywood Notary.Net- by showing your ID card, I will give you $10 off my travel fee (so you will only pay $35 total for travel plus one signature to a home, or $38 total to a business). I'll call this my Bruin Special. And for you UCLA Alumni, if you show me your UCLA Alumi Association Card, I will give you $5 off my travel fee (or, just show me your Diploma from UCLA). It's always nice to meet fellow Bruins! To schedule an appointment, call David at (323)393-5822

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Hollywood Notary.Net Announces the new Starbucks Special

If you need a Notary Public and would like to meet at a local Starbucks store, Hollywood Notary.Net is now again offering its Starbucks Special at select Starbucks locations. At the following Starbucks locations, meet me and get your documents notarized for a $15 travel fee plus $10 per signature:

- Starbucks at 4177 W. Washinton Blvd in Los Angeles, zip 90018, corner of Crenshaw and Washington Blvd.

- Starbucks at 3722 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, zip code 90016, at Crenshaw and Coliseum

- Starbucks at 4700 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019 at Pico Blvd. and San Vicente Blvd.

- Starbucks at 1258 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019 at La Brea Ave. and San Vicente Blvd.

- Starbucks at 5020 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036 at Wilshire and Highland Blvd.

On top of all this, I will give you a $2 discount off the travel fee for each additional notarized signature over 1. What a deal!

To schedule your Notary Public to any of the above Starbucks locations, call David at (323)393-5822

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

California Jurats Require An Oath

Often when I'm out visiting clients to perform notarizations, people always tell me this: "Nobody has ever done that before". I ask them: what? They say that a Notary Public has never asked them to raise their hands and swear that the contents of a document are true. I am always amazed when they tell me that. Why? Well, because there are 2 kinds of notarizations: Acknowledgements and Jurats. Both types are quite common, and both types are frequently found in loan document packages. I am quite sure that in the case of Jurats, many notaries do not perform the oath, which is required by California law (and other state laws, as well).

Once I trying to do business with a company that signed up people to mortgage loans. This company had the ability to lend through many institutions- WAMU, Countrywide, and more. This financial company received commissions when they sold mortgage loans with these lenders. They proposed to me that I might start notarizing their loan documents, but told me that they would turn all the pages, the signers would sign the documents, and I would simply stamp everything and not say a word. "What about giving the clients the oath on Jurats?", I asked. "What are you talking about?", they wanted to know. I told them that by California law, the Notary must see the signers sign the documents, and the Notary must give an oath to the clients". "David, you had better never give any client an oath. You'll scare them. [The President of the Company] would have a heart attack if you did that", I was told. "Well, I don't know what your Notary has been doing, but if they haven't been giving oaths to your clients, they are not doing their JOB!" I said. I wound up not doing any notarizations for that company, mainly for this reason. (I was also lied to initially and told that I would be paid $200 per notarization- then I found out that they would only pay me $100, and their company would keep the other $100).

Another time, I was called into a Mortgage Company, which couldn't reach its regular Notary. When I performed a Jurat for the clients and gave an oath, the loan officer asked me why I was doing that. "It is required by law for a Jurat", I said. I was told that their Notary never did that. Again, I told them that the Notary wasn't doing their job. It seems to me that because Notaries compel people to tell the truth when giving Jurats, many companies, who often lie themselves and don't care about the law or the truth, will frequently use Notaries who don't challenge them. Listen up, Notaries: failure to perform the oath on a Jurat can come back to seriously bite you. If it ever comes out in a court or administative hearing from the Secretary of State that you failed to administer a required oath for a Jurat, you will be subject to a huge fine- something like $7,500 (I have to check the Secretary of State's website for the exact amount, but it is substatial.)

In closing, Notaries should respect themselves and their job, and do everything that is required by law. In doing your job well, you will feel pride in your work and know that you are doing the right thing. The mortgage companies look out for themselves. Your signers rely on you to do your job correctly.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Is Your Identity Protected? Protect Yourself!

Your personal information is out there in a lot of places. Did you know that you have more than one source of your identity? There's your driver's license identity; your medical identity; your social security identity; and your financial identity. Any of these can be compromised, and used to establish credit and run up bills in your name. If you have ever applied for a loan, applied for a job, had some documents notarized, applied for a credit card, attended a university, or obtained medical insurance, you should know that your information is out there. Just over a year ago, UCLA sent me a letter notifying me that someone had compromised their student records, and that someone had obtained my personal information, including my full name, address, and social security number. They suggested that I contact the credit bureaus.

I also received a letter about a year ago from TJ Maxx, notifying me that someone had compromised their database, and that it was possible that some of my personal financial information may have been compromised. My Mom got the same letter, but she shopped there a lot; I had only shopped there once in a year.

The bottom line is that although UCLA and TJ Maxx noticed that someone had accessed their records and stolen their information on thousands of records and accounts, they were unusual because not all cases of lost or stolen personal information is even noticed by companies, let alone reported by them. These companies suggest that you get credit monitoring; however, they don't often offer to help you pay for that. To quote Barack Obama (who was talking about something else), "you're on your own".

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Monday, September 1, 2008

Hands-Free Device For Mobile Notaries in California

If you are a Mobile Notary in California like I am, you already know that on July 1st, 2008, a law went into effect that made it illegal to hold a phone handset up to your ear while driving your car. You will get a ticket if you get caught by the authorities. Before this law went into effect, I bought this amazing device called the MOTOROKR. It cost me less that $100 (cheaper than at Circuit City, where it was $129.95). This thing works really good. Click on the link here and see it at, where they have a great price on it!

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Need a Notary on the Weekend in Los Angeles? Call Hollywood Notary.Net!

If you are looking for a Mobile Notary Public on the weekend, please consider using Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Mobile Notary Public service serving Los Angeles. We specialize in Hollywood areas of 90028, 90038, 90046 and 90068, and we're close to zip codes of 90036, 90004, 90019 and 90018. We offer great rates to residential customers. Also available to travel to hospitals and jails. Also available to travel to Burbank, North Hollywood and Studio City.

For fast Mobile Notary service on Saturday or Sunday, or any day during the week, call David at (323)393-5822

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Hollywood Notary.Net takes Hip Hop Dance Classes? Check out Leslie Scott

This is Leslie Scott, who is my friend and former dance instructor. I met her a few years back when she used to teach at Gold's Gym in Hollywood. I took her class because it looked fun and challenging, and because she was really a nice, cool and sweet person who could dance better than everybody I knew. I initally took class in an effort to lose some weight; in the end I wound up taking classes not only at Gold's Gym from Leslie, but other studios like Millenium in North Hollywood. Anyway, this is Leslie Scott's demo reel, which introduces her to people who don't know her. I'm proud to be her friend, and if anyone ever needs to learn to dance hip hop, Leslie's one of the masters.

Friday, August 15, 2008

Hollywood Notary.Net Provides Mobile Notary Service to Hancock Park and Larchmont Village

If you live in Hancock Park or near Larchmont Village, please consider using Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Mobile Notary Public service. I offer great rates to residential customers in Hancock Park and Larchmont Village (zip codes 90004 and 90036), as well as to residential customers in flat areas of Hollywood. If you live in Fremont Place, I hope that you will also call on me to provide you with excellent Notary service.

To schedule an appointment for Notary Service, please call David at (323)393-5822.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Hollywood Notary.Net - Mobile Notary in Hollywood zip codes 90028, 90038, 90068 and 90046

If you are in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles and need a Notary Public or Mobile Notary Public (Traveling Notary), I hope that you will consider using Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Mobile Notary Public serving the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, along with other areas of Los Angeles. I offer competitive rates to businesses in Hollywood, and a great rate for residential areas of Hollywood in zip codes 90028, 90046, 90038 and 90068. I also offer service to Universal City (zip code 91608) and any area of Los Angeles. I have a "secret spot" that you can meet me in Hollywood (near Sunset and Vine) and pay a travel fee of only $7. I provide a 24-hour Mobile Notary Service. See the website for more information about me and about my rates.

For fast Mobile Notary service in Hollywood, call David at (323)393-5822. Thank you for choosing Hollywood Notary.Net.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Hollywood Notary.Net - Walk-In Appointments on Adams near Crenshaw

If you are in the West Adams district near Crenshaw Blvd. and you need a Notary Public, or if you are on the 10 freeway and will be passing the Crenshaw exit on your way home from work, you should call Hollywood Notary.Net and make an appointment! Notarized signatures are $10 each when you schedule a walk-in appointment at my place. Just call David at (323)393-5822 to make an appointment, and I will give you the exact address! I accept walk-in appointments up til 10 PM with no additional charges.

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Notarized Certificates of Authenticity

Recently (2 weeks ago) I was at the National Fantasy Fan Club's Disneyana Convention in Garden Grove, California, near Disneyland. I love Disney collectibles, whether they be watches, sculptures, toys, drawings, paintings, prints, or whatever. It dawned on me when I was attending the culmination of the convention, the Show and Sale, that I got this great new idea.

I was wondering how I could connect 2 of the biggest things that I do: Collectibles and Notarizing, into a job. Then I got it: Certificates of Authenticity! Many collectibles come with Certificates of Authenticity. I put "Certificate of Authenticity Notarized" into a Google search, and a few things came up. It seems that some places already have been offering obvious stuff- like autographs of celebrities- having notarized Certificates of Authenticity, and I've also seen it with some private Artists.

What if an artist made something by hand himself, that is, sculpted some pieces with his own had and assembled the pieces by himself, for example. Like an artist's proof. Would a Certificate of Authenticity, signed by the artist, make the piece more valuable to the average collector? As a collector myself, I think so. If that Certificate of Authenticity were notarized by a Notary Public, would that make the piece even more valuable? I would venture to guess that it would, for a couple of reasons.

First, if the Artist signs a notarized Certificate of Authenticity, then the Artist also must sign the Notary Public's journal (for states that require Notaries to maintain a journal- California certainly does). In California, a Notary Public's journal is a matter of public record, and any entry in it can be researched by parties who know about the transaction.

Second, if a Certificate is notarized by the Artist, that means that the Artist is identified by the Notary Public (using acceptable identification according to state law). In the case of a Jurat certificate, the Notary must see the Artist sign the Certificate, and the Artist must take an oath stating that the contents of the Certificate are true. In the case of an Acknowledgement certificate, the Artist merely tells the Notary Public that he (or she) signed the Certificate of Authenticity, and it is not necessary for the Notary Public to see them sign the Certificate of Authenticity. (Which would you prefer for your Certificate of Authenticity for an art piece that you purchase, based on the foregoing- a Jurat or an Acknowledgement? )

If you are an artist or company in the Los Angeles, Burbank, Glendale or Hollywood area, who would like to create your own Certificates of Authenticity and have them notarized to create value for your collectors, I would be happy to discuss doing business with you in that regard. I can be contacted at (323)393-5822.

Fun in New Orleans, at the NNA's Conference - A Walk To Deanie's Seafood

I went to New Orleans in May for the National Notary Association's Annual Convention. The Convention was held at the Hilton, right next to the Mississippi River. New Orleans was the perfect place to hold the Convention. The city has lots of beauty. I loved the French Quarter, and frankly, I would love to go back there for a few days. Pictured first is Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in the French Quarter, which was only about 2 blocks away from the hotel that I stayed at (which was a timeshare, the Maison Pierre LaFitte, which I highly recommend to anyone who has access to an RCI vacation!) Deanie's has really good gumbo- in fact, Deanie's had the best gumbo out of all the other places that I ate during the whole trip! You could see and taste the crab, shrip, and okra in their gumbo. The other pictures you see are were taken while I walked to Deanies, including a shot back from the French Quarter out to Canal St. Enjoy, and more pictures to come later.

Friday, July 25, 2008

Notaries Need Pens!

A notary without a pen is like a cop without a gun. If you are a Notary Public, you should have an ample supply of pens. Blue and black are typically the colors that notaries will need.

Let Hollywood Notary.Net Help You Get Your Work Done

Are you in the middle of some busy projects, and don't have time to get out to a Notary Public? If so, then let a Professional, Mobile Notary come to you! At Hollywood Notary.Net, we are available all day and night, to take care of your important Notary needs. Whether you are up late recording your album, busy writing that screenplay, or waiting at LAX for your flight, we can come to you and take care of your Notary needs. Don't wait! Call David at (323)393-5822.

Hollywood Notary.Net!

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Need an Apostille? Let Hollywood do the Deal!

If you need to get an Apostille of a document notarized by an Los Angeles County notary or on a Los Angeles County document, we can do it for you. Go to Hollywood to see our Apostille Services that we offer. You can get your documents back within 1 to 2 business days!

Call David at (323)393-5822 for service!

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Getting Thumbprints in your Notary Journal

California requires Notaries Public to obtain a right thumbprint for any signer of documents which are of the type, "Deed" or "Power of Attorney".

The National Notary Association recommends obtaining the thumbprint of the signer of any document, as another form of identification. At Hollywood Notary.Net, we will obtain your right thumbprint for all Notary transactions.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Need A Notary in Los Angeles? Call Hollywood Notary.Net. Need A Laugh? Check out this TV.

If you need a Notary Public in Los Angeles, of course I hope that you will call Hollywood Notary.Net for the job. (The number is (323)393-5822).

But wait. Maybe you need a little bit of unexpected distraction. If you think that you might, consider watching the little TV below for a few minutes!

New Blog Name: "The Hollywood Notary"

I decided to change the name of my blog, because, "Hollywood Notary.Net Blog" just sounded kind of boring. "The Hollywood Notary" is a better name, in my opinion. What do you think?

I had a busy week last week, thank God, so I decided to kind of relax today. I went to my gym, Gold's Gym, in downtown Los Angeles ( I also go to Gold's Hollywood). Gold's downtown is underground, and I had no cell phone reception there. That caused me to miss a call for a loan signing, that would have taken place in the evening. That made me decide something important: to go to Gold's Hollywood instead of Gold's downtown from now on, so that I don't miss any more important phone calls. I mean, I'm kind of happy that someone else took that assignment, because I really wasn't in a working mood this afternoon.

Early this morning, I went to the Los Angeles County Clerk in Norwalk and to the Secretary of State's office in downtown L.A. I went to get some Apostilles. However, I was informed that the computers went down in their office over the weekend, and they weren't sure when they would be operating again. I wound up leaving my paperwork with them. I called several times throughout the day, but the computers never came back online. Oh, well...I hope they are working tomorrow, because my clients are waiting!

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Need a Notary Public at Disneyland? I'll be there June 15 thru June 16, 2008

If you need a Notary Public at the Disneyland Resort between today, Sunday June 15, 2008 and Monday, June 16, 2008, then please consider using Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Notary Public and signing agent service provided by David Ransom. David is a California Notary Public, and will make himself available at the Resort for notarizing your important documents. David can meet you in your room, in your hotel lobby, or even inside Disneyland Park or California Adventure Theme Park. The fees shall be $10 per notarized signature. To make an appointment, call David today at (323)393-5822.

Thank you for choosing Hollywood Notary.Net!

Thursday, May 29, 2008

I'm In New Orleans for the National Notary Assocication's Convention

Hey people! I'm in New Orleans, learning about new ways to improve my business, Hollywood Notary.Net. I'm also learning a lot about this fascinating city. I just got off a bus tour about Hurricaine Katrina. I went to the upper and lower Ninth Ward, St. Bernard's Parish, and several other areas that were devastated by Hurricaine Katrina. We also visited the famous levees that broke. It's really amazing what I've seen on this trip- the beauty of it, and the tragedy. It's really made me think about my own mortality, and the mortality of those that I love. I went on the Gray Line Tour's Hurricaine Katrina Tour, which was extemely informative and thought-provoking.

I'm happy that the National Notary Assocation chose New Orleans to hold their convention. I'll post pictures of some of the things that I did here later. I just have to say that I love the French Quarter! Right now I'm trying to decide where to eat!

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Hollywood Notary.Net- Mobile Notary Public in Los Angeles

Do you need a Mobile Notary to come to your home, office, work-site, or wherever? If so, then please consider using Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Mobile Notary Public and Loan Signing Agent service, serving Hollywood and the surrounding areas of Los Angeles. Discounts off my travel fee are given for multiple signatures!

For fast Mobile Notary Service, call David at (323)393-5822.

Hollywood Notary.Net!

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Support Your Local Notary Public - Hollywood Notary.Net

In these times of higher gas prices and tight credit with mortgage companies, it has become difficult if not impossible for some people who are full-time in the Mobile Notary business and Signing Agent business to remain in business. Because of all the foreclosures of homes recently, banks have been very reluctant to make home loans to most people, and, consequently, there aren't a lot of loan signings out there (which is how I made most of my money last year).

I am appealing to people to support my business ( which is a very small business), so that I can stay in business, and so that you will always have a Notary Public in Hollywood and Los Angeles that you can always count on to be there when you need him. If you have documents that need to be notarized, please check out my website, Hollywood Notary.Net, determine when and where you want to meet me (based upon my posted prices), and give me the business!

Thank you for your support!

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Use Hollywood Notary.Net- Traveling Notary Service in Los Angeles

Do you need a Mobile Notary to come to your home, business, or work site? If so, then I hope that you will consider using Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Mobile Notary (Traveling Notary) business serving Hollywood and other nearby areas of Los Angeles. I can come to you at a moment's notice ususally.

For fast Mobile Notary service, call David at (323)393-5822. To find out about our discounted rate on Traveling Notary service, ask about the Hollywood Special.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Need A Notary at Los Angeles International Airport? Call Hollywood Notary.Net!

If you are leaving town and need a Notary Public to come to Los Angeles International Airport, please call Hollywood Notary.Net, a Professional Mobile Notary Service. I can meet you at the Airport and notarize your documents before you leave on your flight. I can also meet you at Burbank Airport.

For fast Mobile Notary Service at the Airport, call (323)393-5822.

Need An Apostille of a Los Angeles County Document? Use Hollywood Notary.Net

If you need to get an Apostille on any Los Angeles County documents that are going to a foreign country, please call Hollywood Notary.Net for fast service. I can get your Apostille for you usually within 2 business days. I have competitive rates.

For fast Apostille Service, call David at (323)393-5822

Thursday, March 6, 2008

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Do you know what a legal services plan is? It's a plan where you receive legal services (advice and more) by paying a monthly fee. A law firm is assigned to you, and you can consult with an attorney. To find out the incredible value of what is arguably the best legal services plans in the industry, and find out what you get for one low monthly price, click the banner below:

Friday, February 29, 2008

Use Hollywood Notary.Net to Notarize Your Certificates of Origin

Do you have any Certificates of Origin that need to be notarized? Let Hollywood Notary.Net do the job for you. We are available by appointment, but we can be booked at a moment's notice and can be at your door quickly (the record is 5 minutes).

For fast Mobile Notary service, call David at (323)393-5822. Thank you.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Quick Notary Public Stop off the 10 freeway in Los Angeles!

Do you have a document that needs to be notarized by a California Notary Public? If so, consider using Hollywood Notary.Net, a Professional Notary Public service in Los Angeles. We are located off the 10 Freeway near the Crenshaw exit. Available by appointment only, so please call for an appointment. Come to me, and the charge is $10 per notarized signature. Available Saturday, Sunday, nights, days, and 24 hours. Also available for Mobile Notary Service (Traveling Notary Service), with a special discount travel rate for notarizing at my special place in Hollywood. Also available to get your Los Angeles County Apostille for you quickly.

For professional and friendly Notary Service, call David at (323)393-5822.

Thank you.

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Need a Notary in Hollywood, but want to save money? Our Mobile Notary Special!

If you need a good Notary and want quality personal service and a good attitude, call Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Mobile Notary service serving Hollywood and all of Los Angeles. I'll meet you at my favorite secret meeting spot in Hollywood, where you'll get your documents signed, and you can drink coffee if you wish! Above all, you will save $23 off my normal Mobile Travel fee! So come on, get out of the house, get out of the office, live a little and call David at (323)393-5822 to get your documents notarized in Hollywood!!!

Need a Notary in West Adams? Hollywood Notary.Net is close!

If you live in the West Adams, La Fayette Square or Wellington Square parts of Los Angeles and don't mind driving or walking to a Professional Notary, then you should call, a professional Notary Public service right in your neighborhood! Open 24 hours, by appointment. Call David at (323)393-5822. Thank you!

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Need a Notary Tonight in Los Angeles?

If you need a Notary tonight, call Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Mobile Notary Public service. I can come to you, or you can come to me. Late night work is OK.

For fast service, call David at (323)393-5822.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Need An Apostille? Let Hollywood Notary.Net Get It For You

If you have a Los Angeles County document and you need to get an Apostille, hire us to get it for you! We will do the legwork to get your Apostille, and we will either deliver it to you locally or send it to you, if you are not local to Los Angeles. If you are using a company like Vital Chek to get a birth certificate and you need an Apostille, you can have them send it directly to me so that I can get the Apostille. Check out the Hollywood Notary.Net website to find out our rates and to find out my mailing address (to have your documents sent to).

Thank you for choosing Hollywood Notary.Net!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Try Netflix for free for 2 Weeks, Get $6 from Hollywood Notary.Net if you keep it!

If you haven't tried Neflix, you don't know what you're missing! They have several affordable plans where you can rent movies, which are mailed to you. You can also watch a limited number of movies-on-demand (if you have a high-speed internet connection). To see what a great deal it is, you can subscribe and try it free for 2 weeks. Additionally, Hollywood Notary.Net will sweeten the offer: try Neflix for free for 2 weeks, and then if you decide to remain a Netflix subscriber, Hollywood Notary.Net will pay you $6. For more details, check out Hollywood Notary.Net's Cash Reward page.

For great Mobile Notary Service, use Hollywood Notary.Net!

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Traveling Notary for Mid-Wilshire and Hancock Park in Los Angeles

Do you need a Traveling Notary (Mobile Notary) to come to you to notarize your important documents? If so, a simple call to Hollywood Notary.Net will get you a professional Notary who will come straight to you at any time you wish, at any place you wish.

For fast Traveling Notary service, call David at (323)393-5822.

Monday, January 21, 2008

Notary Located Conveniently off 10 freeway near Crenshaw Blvd.

If you are commuting from the westside of Los Angeles to Downtown, you are passing close to a convenient, professional Notary Public. If you have a document that needs notarizing, please consider using Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Notary Public service in Los Angeles, in the West Adams district. This company also offers Mobile Notary service to your home, office, hospital, or any place that you may want to meet.

Please call David for an appointment today, at (323)393-5822.

Thank you.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Mobile Notary Service Travel Fee is $15 When We Meet at my Favorite Coffee Shop

Save on Mobile Notary Service with Hollywood Notary.Net, when you meet me at my "secret spot" in Hollywood, which is a coffee shop with convenient parking. Your first notarized signature plus the travel fee is $30, and you get to hang out in a cool spot with a cool dude (me, David). You also get to have a spot of coffee or tea, and you get to get out of the office for a bit!

So come on, call me!!!!!

For fast Mobile Notary Service, please call David at (323)393-5822.

Thank you.

Monday, January 14, 2008

Hollywood Notary.Net - Mobile Notary Service in Los Angeles

Do you need a Notary Public? If you are in the West Adams or Crenshaw districts, and are willing to drive or walk to a Professional Notary Public, please consider using Hollywood Notary.Net, a professional Mobile Notary service that also accepts walk-in appointments, saving you a travel fee. However, you must call for an appointment.

To schedule your walk-in appointment, call David at (323)393-5822.

Thank you!

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Use Hollywood Notary.Net for Commercial Real Estate Closings

Hollywood Notary.Net is available for commercial real estate signings. We are a 24-hour, professional Mobile Notary Service, serving Hollywood and nearby communities of Los Angeles, including West Adams, Miracle Mile, Downtown Los Angeles, Los Feliz, Culver City, Westwood and Larchmont Village. For more information, please call David at (323)393-5822.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Get Your Los Angeles County Apostille Quickly with Hollywood Notary.Net

Hollywood Notary.Net offers a fast Apostille Service, where we will get your Los Angeles County Apostille for you quickly, sometimes even on the same day.

Check out my website, at, for more information.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Welcome to the Hollywood Notary.Net Blog

Welcome to my Hollywood Notary.Net blog, a blog about me, David, and my business, Hollywood Notary.Net. I'm a Mobile Notary Public. I travel all over town, notarizing peoples' documents. I like my job. I like meeting people.

Lately it's been frustrating because business has really dropped off significantly, and it's been bad for months now. More about that later.

With this blog I hope that people will get to know me and, if the opportunity arises, they will call me for business! Yes, I am going to try to use my blog to not only interest people, but to promote myself, and to make money. Hey, I didn't go into this business to be obscure!

I hope that readers at home will like this blog.