Why you should join Amazon Prime today

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Online shoppers need to be ready on July 10th at 9 PM EST which is when the 3rd annual Prime Day starts. Prime Day is a special day set aside just for Amazon Prime Members that could just as easily be called Christmas in July because of all the Black Friday type deals that will be offered for 30 hours.

If you aren’t already an Amazon Prime member, there’s no better day to join than today. First of all, you can get a 30-day free trial and if you have an Amazon Echo, you can save $20 off of the normal $99 yearly membership fee just by saying “Alexa, sign me up for Prime.”


Another good reason to sign up today is that Amazon is giving Prime members a special deal on Amazon’s Music Unlimited streaming service. This service normally costs $7.99 a month, but now through July 11th, you can get 4 months of service for only .99 cents. I signed up for myself just this morning.

Sign up for a 30-day Free Trial of Prime.

Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99.

3 thoughts on “Why you should join Amazon Prime today”

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  2. Alternatively, you could stop buying from Amazon because it treats its warehouse workforce very badly, pays them below the living wage (in the UK), times their toilet breaks and sacks them for not running fast enough between jobs. Just because you want to buy cheap stuff.

  3. I find companies like Amazon that treats some of its workforce deplorable. The question is how do you stop supporting Amazon given their position in the market? I don’t necessarily buy from the because they are cheap!
    Worse than Amazon…Wal-Mart. Glad I found you site.

    1. Hi Bil. I agree, it’s tough. I’ve not bought from Amazon so far this year (New Year’s resolution), compared to about £2k last year. I don’t want to spend money with organizations I wouldn’t want my kids working for, and it’s not just Amazon. In the UK there are alternatives for books, CDs and DVDs, with not much difference in pricing, although massive difference in range and availability. For other stuff I have to spend a bit more time finding it or go without.

      The market will deliver what customers value. As long as customers continue to value cheap over ethical treatment of employees, living wage, paid sick leave, etc. then companies will treat people badly in order to be cheaper than the competition. I don’t want to be one of those customers.

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