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Business Models for Artists!

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35 per session Virtual OK

This is the same deal I use for social entrepreneurs and small business owners, but designed especially for artists using language and ideas that are familiar to you from practicing your art or craft.

Did you know there is a canvas you can work with to develop your effective business model?

Do you struggle to fund your artistic endeavors while overlooking a solution in the business model itself? If you already use a business model canvas, is it cluttered and filled with 'little darlings' or curated and designed to serve your artistic calling?

Inspired by a recent Simbi deal with a freelancer looking for funding advice, I put together this deal for folks to review their business models. Getting clear on your business model and the related levers in your design can help you on the road to profitability and/or to replicable and authentic, mission driven growth. Over the hour long exchange, we will examine your current business model and consider ways you might curate and develop the model to move you from scarcity to abundance.

*sessions are 1 hour in length
**I had so much fun giving this offering via Simbi messenger, I am experimenting with more of these -- HMU for a Simbi messenger related discount.

Training & Qualifications


In addition coaching and business modeling to midsize companies and startups, I served as a Slow Money SoCal Director, Kiva Small Business Advisor, and an active and engaged 1MCups member. I have coached and supported many social entrepreneurs on business model development and funding plans over the last 8 years. The arts are always near and dear to me, and I find entrepreneurship as fulfilling as many other artistic expressions.

Availability & Preferences


M-F mornings PST -- have some flexibility. I just completed a deal we did by Simbi messaging, really enjoyed the exchange and the ability to retain the transcript. Zoom or text (slight discount on the text version), HMU!-- I'm looking for graphic designers to help with my website, and open to an exchange. Otherwise prefer simbis.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Michelle


Ambereen received session of Business Models for Artists! from Michelle
Feb 26, 2021
Michelle brings immense value through her life skill and experience that is hard to estimate in Simbi. She has a quality of professionalism balanced... well with empathy. She can both directs and flows with the conversation. Michelle is an asset to Simbi and the creative and philosophical business owners that populate it. I will be returning frequently to learn from her. show more
Morten provided Help with Add Copyright to 8 Photos for Michelle
Apr 10, 2021
Michelle was a delight to work for. She paid attention to the process and participated at any given oportunity. If everyone was as easygoing as her, d...oing this kind of work would be all the more easier.show more
Ruby provided unit of Web Site Design Summary for Michelle
Mar 08, 2021
Working with Michelle was a breeze. Her communications were clear and timely. Best of luck with your project!
William Hale received Help with Help me Organize my Financials from Michelle
Mar 08, 2021
Michelle is wonderful. I knew it would be a good idea to talk with her about my needs. She went beyond the technical aspect of the deal and helped e...ase my mind about the discussion. Thank you!show more
William Hale provided unit of Dana for Michelle
Mar 01, 2021
Thank you for the opportunity, Michelle. I look forward to our next.
Sean received Help with Benefits of a B-corp certification from Michelle
Feb 28, 2021
Michelle is very resourceful and personable. Definitely recommend sending her a message to learn about B-corp & benefit corp certifications, as well a...s local resources for small businesses. Looking forward to chatting with her more in the futureshow more
William Hale received Help with Trusted Personal Administator from Michelle
Feb 22, 2021
I am so grateful Michelle is here on Simbi. We tackled a list of tasks and challenges together, and she was right there with ideas and solutions. I ...hope to do more work with Michelle soon! :-)show more
David received Help with Share your thoughts about Simbi! from Michelle
Feb 12, 2021
Michelle has an incredible wealth of experience and insight around the complex world of money and value. Hope to have more of her help in the future!
Melvin provided session of Using Simbi to help your business. for Michelle
Feb 10, 2021
I hope I helped!
Kylie received hour of Investment Pitch: Refine & Coach from Michelle
Feb 09, 2021
Michelle gave me wonderful tips on how I can improve on my pitching skills! Had a great time with Michelle! :) THANKS!


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About Michelle Greenwood

I am a passionate financial innovator committed to social enterprise, impact investment, and fund development. I consult through my social enterprise, Good Capital Projects where I coach entrepreneurs..., educate values-driven investors and work with funds to develop underwriting guidelines and credit memos. I have a background in finance. I previously served as Slow Money SoCal Director of Investment Programs and Deputy Director as well as a 1-year term as a Kiva U.S. Small Business Advisor. A financial services professional for over 20 years, I have experience in Socially Responsible and impact investing. Today, I continue to find ways to develop a values-driven economy while serving the local economy movement. I am fascinated with integrated stacks of capital with each aspect of the 'stack' having different characteristics, whether gift, grant, loan, or equity investment. Love getting to know the Simbi community and this currency that compliments! show more

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