Business Insurance for SEO Consultants

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Why do SEO consultants need insurance?

Your goal is to boost website traffic, click rates, and search engine rankings, but sometimes your best digital marketing strategies don’t produce results. Business insurance for SEO consultants can cover legal costs for a strategy that doesn't deliver, an injury at your office, and other risks.

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Find affordable coverage

Your primary goal is to promote quality content to the target audience, but you also need to protect your business.

With Insureon, SEO consultants can find coverage from trusted insurance companies that match your risks. Our licensed insurance agents will help you get the right coverage at a price you can afford.

What types of business insurance do SEO consultants need?

These insurance policies cover common risks for consultants who work in search engine optimization (SEO).

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Technology errors and omissions insurance

Technology E&O, also called professional liability insurance, covers legal costs if a client sues over incomplete or negligent work. You can often add intellectual property and media liability coverage.

  • Failure to deliver contracted services
  • Missed implementation deadlines
  • SEO strategy that results in search engine penalties
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Cyber insurance

This policy helps SEO experts survive data breaches and cyberattacks. It's recommended for any consulting firm that handles sensitive data.

  • Data breach lawsuits
  • Client notification expenses
  • Fraud monitoring costs
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General liability insurance

This policy covers basic risks that can affect any consultant, such as a client injury at your office. Bundle with property insurance for savings in a business owner’s policy.

  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Damaged customer property
  • Libel or slander lawsuits
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Fidelity bonds

Fidelity bonds compensate your clients if an employee at your SEO consulting firm steals from them. They are often required by client contracts.

  • Unlawful data access by an employee
  • Unauthorized money transfers
  • Other employee theft or fraud
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Most states require workers' comp for SEO consulting businesses that have employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that health insurance might deny.

  • Employee medical expenses
  • Disability benefits
  • Employee injury lawsuits
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Commercial auto insurance

Commercial car insurance covers the cost of accidents involving work vehicles. Most states require it for SEO companies that own a vehicle.

  • Car accidents
  • Car vandalism and theft
  • Weather damage to the car
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How much does technology business insurance cost?

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A small business with a few employees will pay less for insurance than a large company.

Factors that affect premiums include:

  • Services offered, such as lead generation, on-page SEO, or content marketing
  • Business property and equipment
  • Business revenue
  • Types of insurance purchased
  • Policy limits and deductibles
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How do I get SEO consultant insurance?

It's easy to get SEO consultant business insurance if you have your company information on hand. Our insurance application will ask for basic facts about your consultancy, such as revenue and number of employees. You can buy a policy online and get a certificate of insurance with Insureon in three easy steps:

  1. Complete a free online application
  2. Compare insurance quotes and choose policies
  3. Pay for your policy and download a certificate

Insureon's licensed agents work with top-rated U.S. insurers to find coverage that fits your consulting firm, whether you work independently or hire employees.

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