BriteBee FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about how BriteBee works or how we can help you agency grow? We have answers:

What is BriteBee?

BriteBee is built by insurance agents, just like you, who KNOW how hard it can be to meet the right customers where they are online. What's even more difficult is meeting them at just the right time in their decision making process. That's why we've built easy to use tools, with an unmatched search intelligence to make your agency smarter and faster than the competition; we put you in front of the right customers at the perfect time.

Does BriteBee help independent agencies and agents?

Yes, we serve indepedent agents and agencies of all sizes. We help them increase their digital exposure both locally and across the country.

Is BriteBee a marketing agency?

BriteBee.com is not a marketing agency, but our platform was built to complement your current digital marketing efforts, and help improve your agency's exposure online.

Does BriteBee help captive agents and agencies?

Yes, we serve captive agents and agencies of all shapes and sizes. We help them increase their digital exposure both locally and across the country.

How much does BriteBee cost?

BriteBee is free of charge for agents and agencies to claim and make limited updates to their listing page. For full access to multiple location and listing updates agents and agencies can optionally upgrade their account for $39.95/month for each location. More information on features and pricing can be found on our pricing page.

Do I have to have a website if I have BriteBee?

No, you do not have to have a website to use BriteBee.com, however, we highly recommend having one to increase your digital exposure.

Does BriteBee do SEO on my website?

We do not do SEO (search engine optimization) on your website. If you are in need of SEO services for your current website please reach out to us and we'll be happy to give you recommendations.

How much time does it take to set up BriteBee?

You can claim and update your listing page in minutes.

Do I have to pay for each agent under my agency?

No, you can add as many producers/agents under your agency as you need to.

How will I see results?

Your BriteBee admin dashboard will display relevant KPI metrics such as page visits, Google search results position, and number of keywords for which your listing page ranks.

Why do I need to be on the BriteBee platform?

As an agent, we know that the odds are stacked against you when it comes to digital. There are some big spenders out there, and we as agents don't always have the same support or resources as some of the digital players. We are here to help you increase your digital exposure online and in search.

Are you a lead-gen site?

No, BriteBee is not a lead-gen site. We do not sell leads. When someone looks at your BriteBee.com profile, we are referring traffic back to you as quickly as possible so you can win the customer.

Does this have something to do with my social media?

No, BriteBee is not a social media channel.

Why is digital presence so important?

A business's digital presence is much like any other customer acquisition channel, with the exception that it is growing more and more important for businesses to properly leverage since consumers are using it more than any other way to find what they are looking for.

What is SEO?

SEO is Search Engine Optimization. It is the process of making changes to a website designed to help Google and other search engines more easily find and properly rank the site.

Do you charge per lead?

No, we are not a lead-gen site. See our pricing page for information on our flat-rate pricing.

Do you offer exposure for commercial?

Yes, we are focused on helping you increase your digital exposure in the commercial space. Please make sure to list all your commercial markets.

Do you offer exposure for personal lines?

Yes, we are focused on helping you increase your digital exposure in the personal lines space. Please make sure to list all your personal markets.

Do you offer exposure for niche markets?

Yes, we are excited to be working to crack the code on how to help you increase your digital exposure in commercial niche markets.

Do you work with carriers?

We are actively partnering with carriers who desire to add value to the insurance agent channel.

Why do you ask me all these questions about my agency?

We have a saying around here, More Pages and More Information is More Better. We feed search engines more, and more accurate, information about you, which gives them more reason to show you favorably in a search.

Can you help me be found in other states and cities?

We are working diligently to help you increase your presence throughout all states you write in.

Do you integrate with my agency management system?

Currently, we do not integrate with agency management systems but are considering options to do so, where it makes sense, in the future.

Do you collect reviews of my business?

Yes, we do have a way for consumers to review you online, but we are not a reputation management platform. We also partner with Rocket Referrals to help you collect reviews and testimonials and display Google's reviews of your business. BriteBee displays these reviews as a way for consumers to better evaluate what agency is right for them and to help your business find the right customers.

Do I really need to be on another platform?

No, you don't NEED to be on another platform. The question really is, "Are you on the right platforms and leveraging the best referral sources?". If you are not on BriteBee.com then you are missing opportunities.