5 things you must do to set up a successful business

It is a scary idea setting up a business in Ibiza. We have been there and trust us sometimes we have sleepless nights because of doubts or insecurity. But luckily we have great coaches who pick us up when we fall down. And now it is the time to be here for you. Follow these 5 steps and you will be well on your way of building your dream business in Ibiza.

1 Build your community

I remember the words of Marisa 7 years ago. She said “let’s build a community first and then we will see where Ibiza Inside will take us.” Fast forward, we have built a large community with Ibiza Inside and with the help of the people in that community we successfully set up our personal training business, The Workout Club Ibiza. When you have your community you can start by solving the problems of your community by providing products and services


2 Create a master networking list

One of our friends Andrew always says your network equals your net worth. So build your master networking list. Keep it simple take an Excel sheet and write down everybody who can be helpful for your future business. Build a relationship with those people. One day 1 person on that list will push you forward.


3 Be yourself

If there is one thing that we have learned over the years, it is to stay true to yourself. Follow your heart instead of your mind. Don’t let other people take you off your path. Believe in yourself and your ability, and success will come your way.


4 Hire a coach

The most successful people in the world never stop educating themselves. Having a coach who will keep you accountable is one of the best investments you will ever make. You will move forward and when you are stuck, you can call out to your coach. We are blessed with some great coaches and we consider them part of our team. Go get a coach.

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5 Find your passion

You probably heard this a 1000 times but we have to say this actually works. Do you have difficulty finding your passion? Try this simple trick. Ask yourself what makes you get up in the morning? What do you think about before you go to bed? The first thing that comes to mind is often your passion. Go find your passion, find it fast and build your business around that passion.

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So there you have it! Our 5 tips to setting up a successful business in Ibiza. This might seem a bit overwhelming, so feel free to send us a message and we will help you on your way.

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2017-06-29T17:20:27+00:00 By |Start Your Business|12 Comments

About the Author:

Virgil is the co founder of The Ibiza Way. He has a mission to help as many entrepreneurs all around the world to improve their business The Ibiza Way. Ibiza is his base the world is his stage. Oh yes and he loves the flip flop lifestyle.


  1. Barry Stredder November 12, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    Hi I love your blogs very inspirational,thank you and keep up the good work, please can you send me your newsletters in the future.
    Kind regards

  2. Chantelle November 15, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Hi I loved reading your post I was wonderiing how to set up a business out there. I’m a fully qualified beauty therapist and was wondering roughly how much it would be to rent a room and how I would need to keep documents for the government and what they would need. Thanks

  3. virgil November 15, 2015 at 11:56 am

    Hi Barry,

    Yes we will ad you to the newsletter. Thank you for your kind comment x

    Marisa & Virgil

  4. virgil November 15, 2015 at 11:58 am

    Hi Chantelle,

    Thank you for your comment. Well the best thing you can do is place a request on one of the Ibiza Facebook groups for a little room to rent. Reach out to people and build relationships with them. You will be fine..

    If you need any help you know were to find us. x

    Marisa & Virgil

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