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14ers.com Merchant Links

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Probably a real dumb question, and I think I know already, but want to be sure... Toward the bottom of the home page Bill asks us to click on the merchant links when buying things from those outfits so 14ers.com gets some of the proceeds. Just want to be sure that something actually has to be purchased vs. simply clicking on links and shopping around without buying. (I've been a member here since 2012 and yet feel like a complete noob right now. :roll: ) I need to remember to access these sites via 14ers so Bill continues to get support this way - and then actually purchase stuff.

Also, why don't I see links for the Kedrowski Klub or Backcountry.com? (JK!!)

Back to the original question - am actually wondering and hoping to make this clear for folks who use this site, while offering this reminder to use the links!
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The site only gets a kickback if you purchase something. When you click the link on the home page, 14ers.com info is saved in a retailer-specific browser cookie so the retailer knows you came from 14ers.com and will send us a kickback if you make a purchase. The cookie usually lasts 30 days unless you clear your cookie cache or visit another site which has an affiliate link with the same retailer and you click that link.

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BillMiddlebrook wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:47 am The site only gets a kickback if you purchase something. When you click the link on the home page, 14ers.com info is saved in a retailer-specific browser cookie so the retailer knows you came from 14ers.com and will send us a kickback if you make a purchase. The cookie usually lasts 30 days unless you clear your cookie cache or visit another site which has an affiliate link with the same retailer and you click that link.

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Thanks, Bill. What I figured, but wanted to be sure.

USE THE MERCHANT LINKS, folks, lower down on the Home page!! Just a reminder...
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greenonion wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:03 am Also, why don't I see links for the Kedrowski Klub or Backcountry.com? (JK!!)
Dr. Jekyll...uh, I mean...actually, nah, kinda fits...is peddling merchandise now?! Oh my dread lord Cthulhu... :barf:
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HikesInGeologicTime wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:04 pm
greenonion wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:03 am Also, why don't I see links for the Kedrowski Klub or Backcountry.com? (JK!!)
Dr. Jekyll...uh, I mean...actually, nah, kinda fits...is peddling merchandise now?! Oh my dread lord Cthulhu... :barf:
No, he's not! I was just being a dumbass!
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