Amazon Prime Day 2017: What You Need to Know

Amazon Prime Day 2017: What You Need to Know


I think everyone has heard of “Christmas in July” right?

Well, that sentiment rings even truer since Amazon Prime day came into existence.

Never heard of it? Don’t feel bad – I’m finding a lot of people haven’t.

Fortunately, I am here to share with you the nitty gritty details of Amazon Prime Day, how you can get a 30 Day Free Trial so you can take advantage of it, and also how you can get alerts from ME straight to your phone about the best deals that I find.

What is Amazon Prime Day?

It’s the best day of deals that Amazon offers – and it’s ONLY for Prime members.

The deals start at 9 PM EST on July 10th, and there are new deals that will be popping up every five minutes, as well as special offers that are across as categories. Even on groceries!

And between you and me, there will be deals that start even earlier – some starting as early as July 5th!

You can find all the deals as they appear here.

How can I participate?

Well, you need to make sure you are a Prime member! I believe memberships are $99 a year, however, if you sign up through this link, you can get a 30 day free trial, which is totally legit during the Prime Day events!

You can also read all of my personal favorite perks of Amazon Prime to see if it’s something you want to subscribe to long term.

Create a List

Make a wish list on Amazon – if something on it goes on sale during Prime Day, you’ll get a notification in your email!

Download the App

The mobile app makes it convenient to make quick and easy purchases. I much prefer it over the mobile site!

Setup Amazon Assistant

THis is a handy tool that helps you watch certain deals while you are on your computer – and it also helps you be kept up to date on your orders and when they will be delivered!

Get Alexa!

We love our Amazon Echo – it’s one of our favorite devices in our home! If you have Amazon Echo or the Echo Dot, you will get special access to deals on July 11th. They are always running deals on these products, so keep your eyes open (though not for too long – July 11th is just a few weeks away!).

The Echo Dot is the most affordable option of the two – if you’ve been eyeing either the Dot or the Echo, today is the perfect excuse to get it!

Deals that are Currently Live

Get $10 when you Stream Prime Video for the first time on your TV

Kindle – Up to 40% Off Kindle Unlimited


Subscribe for Alerts

I am going to be sending out text message alerts for the best deals and steals that I see during Prime Day (and I might continue this on throughout the year). I will be sending out the best overall deals I find, as well as ones for Cricut-specific deals.

Just send a text message to 40404 with either Follow BestDealsCC (for general deals) or Follow CricutDeals (for Cricut Deals).

Don’t forget to get your FREE 30 day Amazon Prime trial!And these are just the basics – be sure to check out the Amazon Prime Insider page for all the tips for making your Prime Day the best one yet! This is a great time to get birthday and even Christmas presents!


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