Been thinking about going Prime? Well, now is the time to do it. Save $20 if you sign up before next thursday.
What’s happening exactly?
Amazon is raising the cost of their Prime subscription. It will rise from $79 to $99 annually. This is the first price hike since the service started in 2005 and represents about a 25% increase.
Prime is an Amazon membership program that allows you to get 2-day shipping, video streaming and e-book lending among other things. Check it out here.
I have Prime, but I think I’m gonna cancel. $20 is $20 man!
Rumor has it Amazon is getting ready to roll out a music streaming service soon similar to Apple iTunes Radio which will likely be included in your Prime subscription. You like music, right? And there is also talk of a set-top box for your TV similar to a Roku or AppleTV.
I’m a Student. Is there a discount for Students?
Why yes there is. You can save 50% off the cost of a Prime membership. Check http://www.amazon.com/gp/student/signup/info for more details.