At the Creative Freelancer Business Conference in Boston, one of the important (but not-so-sexy) business questions that came up a few times was, “Do we need business insurance? And if so, what kind and how much?”
It’s an important question, but certainly not sexy. Still needs to be addressed, especially if you work in an industry that requires it.
So here are a couple of (free!) resources to help you answer the question:
- Insurance Basics: Advice from Shel Perkins, author of “Talent Is Not Enough” (and speaker at the Creative Freelancer Conference in 2010) posted on AIGA.org
- Protect Yourself: What Photographers Should Know About Insurance; another awesome “free guide” from our partner, PhotoShelter. It’s geared to photographers, obviously, but has info relevant to other creatives as well.
Do you have insurance? Do you have other useful resources to share? if so please share them in the comments.