In addition to the core products and services we provide for insurance agents, we also provide the following supplemental services for our insurance agent clients.
Website and Email Hosting (included)
Reliable Web Hosting and E-mail Service – Included with Every Website
Our web hosting and e-mail plans are reliable and provide lots of features! Project a professional image with your own domain name email@example.com.
BrightFire understands that your website is critical to smooth communication within your agency and with your clients. Rest assured we’ll keep your website up and running smoothly with a 99.5% uptime. Hosting and e-mail service from BrightFire is affordable and very reliable. Our e-mail service provides both POP e-mail accounts and WebMail service – where you can check your e-mail anywhere (home, work, on the road) and anytime from the web.
WebMail is a secure online e-mail service that allows you, via a web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.), to check, read, and respond to your email from home or anywhere without downloading any software. Works with any PC, Apple, notebook, or mobile computer. You only need to login to youragency.com/webmail.
BrightFire’s web hosting and e-mail plans represent your best choice for stability, features, and functionality at a price level that’s in line with your agency’s needs and budget.
HIPAA Website Compliance Support
Do you need to be HIPAA compliant? Does your carrier require secure email?
To help your business comply, BrightFire has a secure solution that is HIPAA compliant and PCI DSS compliant with a SAS 70 certified datacenter to comply with federal HIPAA laws and individual state regulations like Massachusetts 201 CMR 17.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets specific guidelines for any website that stores or transmits Personal Health Information (PHI) from one location to another. It establishes a Security Rule and a Privacy Rule, essentially requiring there to be technical and physical safeguards to the integrity and privacy of PHI, as well as restrictions to the access of PHI to the minimally necessary number of people.
Therefore, if you receive or transmit Personal Health Information from your website or through email, it must be protected.
Insurance Agent Blogs – included
Connect with customers, establish credibility, and improve search engine Rankings – Included with Every Website.
- WordPress Blog Platform
- Integrated completely within your website
- Easy to Use Publishing System Allows for Continuously Updated Information
- Search Engine Optimized Blog Design and Architecture
- New Content Enriches the Website Value
- Pinging of RSS and ATOM Feed Aggregators
- Can be Integrated with Facebook Business Fan Page
Blogs allow insurance agents or brokers to establish themselves as reliable, helpful authorities on particular insurance subject matters or geographic areas. For agents and insurance agencies, achieving this level of recognition builds loyalty among visitors and is a key to successful online marketing.
Search Engine Optimization
Designed for search engine performance. Search engine optimization begins at home – on your site. By harnessing the power of well-authored XHTML and using Cascading Style Sheets to boost your code-to-content ratio our insurance agent blogs use the latest technology to get you to the top of the search engine rankings. We’ve built in features which allow customized insertion of keywords into the generated pages of your insurance blog.
All BrightFire Blogs are search engine optimized for your agency and locality. The Blog’s architecture is search engine friendly and follows CSS and XHTML Web standards.
Designed for Delivery of Content
Content is the lifeblood which feeds a site. Regularly updated content brings the world to your site through high search engine rankings and the stuff that keeps your target audience coming back when they receive updates via email or RSS.
Domain Name Registration / Management
A domain name is the foundation for your Internet presence, both web (www.YourAgency.com) and e-mail (joe.agent@YourAgency.com).
Domain Registration and Management: Registering your website’s name and configuring it so that the world and your customers can view your website correctly. This includes periodic renewals of your website’s domain name. We also protect you from invasions of privacy by concealing your personal information with our anonymous domain name registration system. BrightFire includes a free domain name registration with each new insurance website project!
Never again will you have to worry about making sure that your domain’s registration or your site’s hosting contract are current. Many times these contracts can be confusing, or even misleading. BrightFire will automatically ensure your domain is registered for the life of your website. We can change or add more domain names, add email addresses, and update your website, all with one easy phone call or support request.
Custom Web Development
Our customized web development solutions encompass a variety of business operations that take full advantage of the efficiency of internet-based applications and server technologies. Our in-depth experience enables us to rapidly understand your business objectives and identify the optimal strategy to achieve each goal.
Our custom web development practice blends the expertise of our staff in web technologies such as PHP/LAMP, Ruby-On-Rails (ROR), databases, WordPress, and Jscript to deliver custom interactive solutions for your business.
Google Apps / Email Integration
Google Apps + Outlook + Mobile Email
Google Apps™ is a suite of web-based communication and collaboration tools for your team including email, calendar, instant messaging and documents.
Google Apps includes email, shared calendar, documents, instant messaging and more. Google Apps brings simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools to organizations of any size – all hosted by Google to streamline setup, minimize maintenance, and reduce IT costs.
With Google Apps / Email, Google Calendar, and integrated IM, users can stay connected and work together with ease. And, using Google Docs and Google Sites, which include word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and website creation tools, they can share files and collaborate in real-time, keeping versions organized and available wherever and whenever users work.