Should I Get Amazon Prime?

The cost of Amazon Prime is going up. The retail giant has announced that its membership program—which gives users free two-day shipping on most popular items as well as access to Amazon’s digital library of ebooks, movies, and TV shows—will now cost $99 per year, up from $79. Considering how much stuff you by on Amazon, will Prime still save you money? Did it ever? Find out with the widget below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to get Amazon Prime for free for Prime Day

When Amazon’s Prime Day starts Tuesday, October 13 at 12 a.m. Pacific, you’ll need to be a Prime member to partake of the deals. Prime is Amazon’s $119 per year service that provides two-day shipping on all orders, as well as a ton of extras like the Kindle lending library and Prime... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2020-10-13 06:35:00 UTC ]
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50 of the Best Amazon Prime Books Available Through Prime Reading

You don't need Kindle Unlimited to get free ebooks on Amazon — all you need is a Prime subscription. Here are the best Amazon Prime books on Prime Reading. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-18 10:35:34 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime subscribers now have free ebooks, magazines and more with Prime Reading

If you have been looking for one more reason to become an Amazon Prime subscriber, the newly launched Prime Reading feature could just be the clincher. Prime Reading gives US subscribers access to a library of free Kindle ebooks, magazines, comics and other publications completely free of... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite is on sale for only $80 for Prime Day

It’s Amazon Prime Day, so unsurprisingly the company’s own hardware is on sale. One of the more noteworthy deals is on Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite, which is selling for $80, down from the usual $130. The Kindle Paperwhite has been our favorite e-reade... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-13 10:00:23 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime Video Has the Deepest TV Streaming Library—But Not the Highest Quality One

Buzzy original series may drive attention to streaming services, but the bulk of most major streamers' programming catalogs are their libraries of licensed TV shows. And those licensed titles often account for the highest-quality content available on the service, according to data from streaming... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-02 10:30:51 UTC ]
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Nielsen Can Now Measure (Some) Amazon Prime Video Ratings

Two years after Nielsen rolled out its SVOD Content Ratings to measure viewership for Netflix programs, the company is expanding the service to also cover Amazon Prime Video. The SVOD Content Ratings tool will now measure audiences for Amazon Prime Video content through connected televisions and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-21 16:54:19 UTC ]
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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members

Amazon's next big hardware event is just days away, and it appears the tech giant is using that as an opportunity to provide hefty discounts for Fire tablet and Kindle models for Prime subscribers. Most notably, Prime members get $40 off the Kindle P... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-09-16 14:27:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime lands rights to develop Jack Reacher series

Amazon has landed the rights following a reported "competitive situation" to develop a script-to-series drama based on the Jack Reacher character from Lee Child’s bestselling book series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 05:20:07 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Best Kindle Is Only $60

We're big fans of Amazon's Kindles, and all three are on sale for Prime Day: Standard, Paperwhite, and Oasis. They're as cheap as we've seen them. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-16 14:30:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Best Kindle Is Only $60

We're big fans of Amazon's Kindles, and all three are on sale for Prime Day: Standard, Paperwhite, and Oasis. They're as cheap as we've seen them. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-15 18:30:00 UTC ]
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GMB holds Amazon Prime Day protests

The GMB union is holding a series of protests outside Amazon warehouses this week to coincide with its Prime Day event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 04:47:59 UTC ]
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Best Amazon Kindle and Fire tablet deals for Prime Day 2019

Amazon Prime Day isn’t just a day—it’s essentially a 60-hour event that starts right now with deals on Amazon’s own devices, including Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers. Bottom line: If you’ve been considering one of these devices, now is the time to buy, as we’re seeing discounts of up to 50... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-07-14 19:01:00 UTC ]
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These are the Prime Day deals Amazon is offering on its Kindles, Echos, and Fire tablets

Shoppers can save up to $80 on select Kindles. With Amazon’s Prime Day 2019 kicking off on Monday, the company has revealed some of the deals to be had on its range of hardware devices. The deals include everything from $70 off Echo Shows to $80 off on Kindle Oasis to $100 off on Fire TV... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-07-12 05:47:39 UTC ]
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Amazon Literary Prize Finalists To Be Considered for Prime Video

Already among the world's richest awards for self-published content, Amazon's global literary prizes now include a chance at Amazon Studios development. The post Amazon Literary Prize Finalists To Be Considered for Prime Video appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-03 02:12:27 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime opportunity for Kindle Storyteller Award finalists

Finalists from the Kindle Storyteller Awards will have the chance to see their work made into a production with Amazon Studios for Prime Video, Amazon has revealed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 06:13:31 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime snaps up Merico's Mafia Princess

Amazon Prime Video has greenlit its first Italian Prime Original drama series inspired by true crime memoir Mafia Princess by Marisa Merico, published by HarperCollins in 2010. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime to screen Good Omens in May

Amazon Prime will screen its original TV adaptation of Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman on 31st May with a tie-in edition of the book due to be published to coincide with the show.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires Ronquillo’s ‘Spellbound’

In subscriptions, Amazon's Prime program announces a "Book Box" invitational offer in the United States, as the UK's Unicorn art-book publisher names New Mexico's Fatima Ronquillo to its retrospective club. The post Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Amazon is priming its ad business for the next year

Amazon's brutal efficiency, obsession with automation and ruthless pricing tactics have helped it disrupt or conquer market after market, starting with books in 1997. Now it's bringing those tactics to bear on the company's latest target: the ad business.To shoulder its way into an industry... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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