Why work with Cosmopolitan Cornbread?
Back in 1998, Constance Smith got started running her first website, and since then she has acquired 2 decades of experience in social media. She started her first blog in 2006 and has readers that have stuck with her since the very beginning. Some of them even refer to her by her original blog name, “Connimom.” Her readers aren’t just visitors to the website, they are like family. They watched her children grow from being homeschooled to flying the coop.
After being an active duty army wife for 25 years, and living everywhere from Europe to Alaska, Constance & Cosmopolitan Cornbread have grown a body of readers from every background and part of the country. Constance believes in “what you see is what you get” and her readers have come to love the honesty and authenticity they find on Cosmopolitan Cornbread.
Constance features home-style cooking for real families with an archive of hundreds of popular recipes from appetizer for the holidays to slow cooker meals for a busy school night. In addition to food, Cosmopolitan Cornbread features travel and dining, photography, homesteading helps, inspiring episodes and more. She has had content published in both local and national print, and has recently been brought on as a columnist in a local publication.
- Hartselle Living Magazine
- MSN Food
- BuzzFeed Food
- Home Gourmet Magazine
- Discover: The Essence of St. Claire Magazine
- Military Spouse Magazine
- Making it Home Magazine
- The Redstone Rocket
- The Alaska Post
- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
- The Fayetteville Observer
- Alabama Women Bloggers
- Circle of Moms: Top 25 Military Family Blogs
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Some of the ways we can work together
Here is just a sampling of some of the brands who have chosen Constance and Cosmopolitan Cornbread as a platform to help them reach their targeted audience. They trust the honesty presented and the relationship held with the readers.
- Brand Ambassadorships
- Reviews and Giveaways
- Recipe Development
- Television Appearances
- Public Speaking, Workshops
- Social Media Promotion
- Travel & Dining
- Ad Placement
Cosmopolitan Cornbread does not accept “prepared” posts. You are welcome provide logos or product images and a specific disclaimer if you choose to do so. (For an example of a sponsored post, visit here.)
As a Brand Ambassador, Constance develops a relationship with the brand she is working with. She is very selective as to who she partners with in this way. The values and mission of the brand are vital to the decision making. Ambassadorships are limited in the number of brands to be worked with at one time. This is for the benefit of the brand as well as that of Constance, Cosmopolitan Cornbread and the readers. If you are looking for an ongoing relationship and this is part of your marketing plan, contact Constance to discuss it.
Sponsored press trips, special events or conferences.
If outside my geographical area, invitations are to include travel and lodging. Let’s talk about it.
Who Do We Work With?
Because of the content and readership of Cosmopolitan Cornbread, brands & products include but are not limited to:
- Kitchen Tools
- Kitchen Appliances
- Snacks and Food Products (Please note, I am a “real food” kind of person and focus on avoiding artificial foods.)
- Outdoor Equipment (hiking, kayaking, camping, etc.)
- Gardening Tools & Equipment
- Homesteading & Small Farm (fencing, poultry & livestock care, preparedness, etc.)
- Photography Equipment (cameras, lenses, lighting, tripods, etc.)
- Natural Cleaning Supplies and Household Products
If you feel that your target audience would be in alignment with the interests and values of Cosmopolitan Cornbread, contact me to discuss it further.
While Constance does work with sponsors, and the content she creates for them is compensated, the opinions expressed are always honest and her own. Constance Smith | Cosmopolitan Cornbread will never positively review a product that she doesn’t actually love. On the occasion that she receives a product to review and cannot sincerely recommend it to her readers, she will not share the product on Cosmopolitan Cornbread. If it is on Cosmopolitan Cornbread, it is because she honestly loves it and would – or does use it herself. Positive reviews or opinions can not be purchased.
While we would love to be able to work with every business or brand out there that contacts Cosmopolitan Cornbread, we are very selective as to who we take on that relationship with. The relationship with the readers & subscribers comes first. Businesses or brands that reach out to Constance must have values that align with those of the Cosmopolitan Cornbread family. All ads are subject to approval.