Amazon Prime Day is almost here.
Customers who own a speaker or tablet with the company's voice-activated assistant, Alexa, get even earlier access.
This Prime Day, early Alexa shoppers get the worm! Simply say, "Alexa, sign me up for Prime", and you'll be given the opportunity to pay $79 for one-year of the service.
Next Tuesday, Amazon will destroy your social media feeds and probably your wallet with Prime Day, their big exclusive sale for Amazon Prime members. All of the special Alexa deals can be found over at Amazon's site. The $10 credit will hit one's Amazon account within three days and will be valid until July 1, 2018.
Though Amazon Prime Day doesn't officially start until 6pm PT/9pm ET on Monday, July 10, the online retailer is now offering a few deals in advance of the main event, including a refurbished Echo Dot. Maybe it got you stoked about upcoming deals!
Garth Brooks, an Amazon Music Exclusive offer: The best-selling solo artist in USA history, Garth Brooks, is offering fans the opportunity of a lifetime, only for Prime Day.
Save $20 on Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus 2nd Generation.
Save 50% on Wickedly Prime Sweet n' Cheesy Popcorn Mix - say, "Alexa, order Sweet and Cheesy Popcorn".
First-time voice shoppers will receive a $10 Amazon Promo code for future use when completing their first order.
First, you need to be a Prime member.
Keywords are an important factor for voice shopping to work.
The Wemo Mini smart plug can be bought for $7 off, while the original flavor of Greenies dog treats are available at a $6 discount.
A 12-pack Haribo Gummi Bear is available at a 35% discount, while the "healthy" squatty potty is available for 30% off.
For example, you can cosplay Chewbacca (or Chewbacca Mom) on the cheap by saying "Alexa, order a Chewbacca mask", to save 20 percent, which knocks the mask down to $17.59.
Try using an Alexa device to find your products.
One thing that you don't get when shopping by voice is the ability to compare products next to each other.
Prime Day's mid-July date was no accident - hooking customers as Prime members in midsummer makes it easier for them to turn to Amazon for back-to-school and holiday shopping, Misso said. "This is the year Alexa conquers the world".