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How to Share Your Amazon Prime Account

Thumbnail image for How to Share Your Amazon Prime Account by Barbara J. Feldman July 24, 2012

Amazon Prime is an annual membership that provides free two-day shipping on qualifying Amazon purchases for you and four “household members.” What this membership-sharing means is that you can provide Amazon Prime shipping benefits to your parents, siblings and friends. Yes, friends are included. The “household” definition is very loose, and the only check in […]

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Where to Find Free Kindle Apps for Your Device

by Barbara J. Feldman March 20, 2012

Kindle books are growing in popularity every day, and with the regular promotional sales, are often an excellent bargain when compared to paper-based books. For example, I recently picked up “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” by Jonathan Safran Foer for just $0.25 on a promotion day. Best of all, you do not need to own […]

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Amazon Releases Price Check App

by Barbara J. Feldman December 20, 2011 released their Price Check app for Android and iPhone last week. Using either a scanned bar code, a snapped photo, typed input or voice command, the app will display product prices from (including all its online merchants.) In addition to reading reviews and buying directly from the app, you have the option of […]

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Learning to Sell on Amazon

by Barbara J. Feldman September 6, 2011

In addition to being a great site for shopping, is also excellent way to sell stuff. To begin, look for the “Sell on Amazon” link near the bottom of most pages (below the “Make Money With Us” headline.) If you sell less than forty items per month, Amazon only charges $0.99 per sale plus […]

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Amazon Prime Offers Free Streaming

by Barbara J. Feldman March 2, 2011

Amazon Prime members got a nice bonus this week when Amazon announced free, unlimited video streaming for all Prime members without any additional fees. The Amazon streaming library currently consists of about 5000 movies and television episodes. In addition to streaming to your computer, Prime instant videos can also be seen on Roku, Google TV […]

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Top 5 Online Book Review Sites

by Barbara J. Feldman August 4, 2010

Online book reviews are available at many sites. But which ones do readers like most? Lifehacker polled their audience to come up with a list of Five Best Book Recommendation Services. In no particular order, they are Shelfari, LibraryThing, Amazon, GoodReads, and GetGlue. I use Amazon, because I am a Kindle user, but Lifehacker’s readers […]

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