A common question from new bloggers is “How big do I have to be before I can start working with brands?” - but it's not always about the audience size.
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:
Strangely enough, I started reading the post at the end. The last paragraph would have been a perfect introduction:
"When you’re just starting out or have low traffic, a sound approach is to do whatever you can to prove your worth. Having a blog or social media following doesn’t entitle you to anything. No matter the size of your audience you should always be prepared to prove your relevance and benefit to a brand."
This article does a good job helping you focus on what truly matters: personalization and benefits.