Additional Affiliate Programs
TheRagens Affiliate Programs
Although this is a website for our family, a number of the
pages have significant interest for visitors to our website such as some of our
photos of bald eagles and killer whales, our family history including some of
the Oregon Trail diaries and my grandfather's autobiography, our wine tasting
notes, and so on.
We have joined several affiliate programs that sell services
that are related to our family interests. These programs help us generate some
fees that allow us to pay for the hosting costs for our website. We thought that
we'd explain some of these. Significantly, we have been customers for EVERY
affiliate program that we recommend. Although you may have a different
experience, they provide a level of quality that's high enough for us to be
is the world's largest online marketplace for books. Whether it's new, used,
rare, or out of print books, you can find it here, through our community of
over 13,000 independent booksellers selling 70 million books from around the
globe. Also, a great source of textbooks.
Alibris - Buy new, used, and hard-to-find books
Alibris collects titles from a nationwide network of used bookstores.
Consequently, it can almost always locate even some of the books that can be
the hardest to find. The actual booksellers indicate the quality of their
books and any special details such as whether it's been signed by the
author. In our case, we found a signed copy of one of my grandfather's books
||Altrec.com - Great Outdoor Gear
Altrec.com is a leading online destination for outdoor enthusiasts, offering
more than 300 high-performance gear and clothing brands, combined with
active travel services and informative including trip planning and an online magazine with outdoor adventure
articles and photo galleries. Featured activities include camping, hiking,
backpacking, cycling, climbing, paddling, fly fishing, snow sports, trail
running, and active travel.
Amazon.com - Earth's Biggest Selection
Not much to say here; Amazon.com covers pretty much everything we can buy
from books to DVDs, to electronics and clothing. Service is good and the
personal reviews from buyers on the products make it easy to get valuable
Art.com has one of the broadest collections of posters available - in
particular, they have a great selection of animal and wildlife posters with
some great pictures by Ansel Adams, Art Wolfe, and more.
A huge selection of great products at incredible prices!
Buy.com has a broad selection of different items in their various stores:
books, electronics, computers, music, movies, etc. We've been pleased with
the monitors and other consumer electronics we've purchased through Buy.com
-- and their Deal of the Day (see left) makes it easy to find some of the
small things too.
Interland - $7.95/Month Hosting
Our website has been hosted at Interland for four years and we would
highly recommend it if you are looking to establish your own website or
email domains. Their current offer is very affordable.
Kodak EasyShare Gallery
This is an online photography service whose
core mission is to provide top-quality silver halide prints for digital and
film camera users. Photographers have a new and easier way to store and
share their pictures with family and friends. Once online, these photos can
be easily edited, cropped, or enhanced with borders and special effects by
using Ofoto's free online tools.
Luggage Online: The web's largest selection of high
quality, brand name luggage and briefcases. Superior customer service
and fast free shipping on orders exceeding $125.
Whew. Their blurb pretty much says it all. We've ordered a couple of
Kiplinger roll-on bags and service has been great.
Powell's is one of the largest used bookstores in the country. As a Portland
institution for years, it is also a great resource for books on the
Northwest, including pioneer histories and more.
Shutterfly - Digital Photography and Online Photo Sharing
Shutterfly has been a great way for our family to share photographs from
family reunions -- in addition to giving us a way to make our wildlife
photos available online. Our orders have always been promptly handled --
even my mother's order for 250 prints for her Christmas cards.
SmugMug is the current ultimate in
photo-sharing websites; we use it to publish all of our photos to our
family as well our own photos for purchase. This family-owned website now
manages online photo galleries for over 50,000 families. Not
only that, you can easily order photos from the site as
well. And, they offer great advice on how to work with photos.
- Online Film Processing and Sharing
Snapfish is our newest affiliate. It gives a second option for us to
share our photos from the San Juan Islands.
Wine.com for Parties and More
Wine.com has been the source for many wines that we have enjoyed. Wine.com
can ship to many states.
Wine Enthusiast - wine cellars, accessories and more
The Wine Enthusiast is a great source of wine accessories for everyone from
casual wine drinkers to the wine geek from down the street who has
everything. We have bought parts of our cellar storage systems as well as kitchen
accessories from their catalog. Nice quality.
We currently work with several primary organizations that manage affiliate
helps manage the affiliate programs for Alibris, Buy.com,
Luggage Online, Shutterfly.com, and Wine.com.||