Announcing BlogHouse Chicago 2014

After the stunning successes of BlogHouse Spain, Toronto, and Ireland, Navigate Media Group is pleased to announce the return of the BlogHouse in Chicago. It will be held June 7-10, (3 nights) at a gorgeous FlipKey property – a Tuscan-style villa in the heart of Lincoln Park, one of Chicago’s premier neighborhoods.

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The BlogHouse is a four-day/three-night opportunity to live, work, and learn in a group environment with both experienced and novice bloggers. There are workshops, networking, and helpful one-on-one attention and advice. There are also some unique surprises, outings, and opportunities for the participants!

For a more information, and to see what some past participants have said, take a look at the BlogHouse site with info from our last session in Ireland.


  • When:  June 7-10, 2014
  • Where: FlipKey’s Villa D’Citta in Chicago’s Lincoln Park
  • What: Four-day, three-night all-inclusive program.
  • Cost:  $525 USD. This will cover all workshops/training, accommodation, most meals, and other activities.

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Participants will spend time learning from members of Navigate Media Group on a large variety of topics such as working with public relations and brands, website optimization, photography, video production, writing, WordPress tips, monetization, and much more. This is a low-stress environment for a close mentoring experience.

What’s Included:

  • 4 days and 3 nights accommodation
  • Most meals
  • All workshops, training and coaching by the senior bloggers
  • FREE membership to Travel Blog Success for all of the accepted applicants as well as full website optimization which combined offer a value of $494
  • Welcome Reception
  • Industry Night Networking Event
  • Sponsored Dinner
  • Chicago Excursion(s)
  • and more!

Sorry! Applications are now CLOSED. Thanks to all that applied!


Please send an email to with the following information:

Your Name:

Twitter Handle (if applicable):

Your Blog Name and URL:

Short (20 words or less) Description of Blog:

Date of very first post:

Average Monthly Page Views:

Why You’d Like to Attend: Please provide a short write up (UNDER 500 WORDS PLEASE) about your blog, where you see your business going, and what you hope to get out of working with the BlogHouse.

We are not looking for the most experienced bloggers with the highest traffic numbers, but newer bloggers with goals of this being a business that we believe we can help and who will fit the activities we have planned.


All applications must be in by March 15, 2014.

Please email with any questions or concerns.

Thanks to our sponsors:

FlipKey by TripAdvisor




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