PhotoShelter has published a free PDF called "Protect Yourself: What Photographers Need to Know About Insurance." I downloaded it.
It has ads, which is why it's free. I still don't quite know what PhotoShelter is, but that's probably me.
The informational part looks well produced and coherent. And it's brief, which (to me) makes it better than a book on the topic (which I would buy and then never read, like all those workflow books I have). I'd love to review it for you, but, for you, that would be like taking real estate advice from a 10-year-old—I don't even know enough about insurance to know what I don't know.
It can be an important topic. I'm pretty sure. Maybe somebody who knows a lot about insurance can share their opinion of it.
/lame post which might still be useful if it alerts you to good free information in concise form.
ADDENDUM: Speaking of protecting yourself, I should have realized that PhotoShelter also wants your email address before they'll send the PDF to you. That didn't register with me because they already have my email address. But if you like to keep yours out of the clutches of marketers, that could be an issue. (Thanks to Eric Rose for pointing this out.)
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MikeR: "I downloaded a copy earlier today. PhotoShelter does one of these, on various photo business topics, every few weeks.
"As to what it is, I guess PhotoShelter started as an online repository, an earlier 'cloud.' But now, I think of it as a way to get a website up and running quickly, with everything you need to sell/license your images. You pick a style, and fill in the blanks. It can be as simple or as complex as you want to make it.
"Every so often, I spot a PhotoShelter user when I peruse a photographer's website. Art Wolfe is one. Doing a search on his name gets his main site, but if you click on 'stock' and watch the address bar, you'll catch it quickly changing from artwolfe.com to photoshelter.com. And then there's moi—www.rosiakimages.com—also using PhotoShelter, trying in my small way to (geek-speak alert) 'monetize' my collection."