Amazon offers FREE Kindle to Amazon Prime subscribers

Amazon is giving away a free Kindle to Amazon Prime subscribers, which’s priced at $79 per year, and offers free two day shipping and $3.99 next day shipping on orders shipped by Amazon. On January 28, 2010, one day after Apple announced the iPad, Jeff Bezos declared, "Millions of people now own Kindles. And Kindle […]

Amazon is giving away a free Kindle to Amazon Prime subscribers, which’s priced at $79 per year, and offers free two day shipping and $3.99 next day shipping on orders shipped by Amazon. On January 28, 2010, one day after Apple announced the iPad, Jeff Bezos declared, "Millions of people now own Kindles. And Kindle owners read, a lot. When we’ve both editions, we sell 6 Kindle books for every 10 physical books." In fact, the Kindle is the number one bestselling product on Amazon.com. Amazon is most likely banking on these sales figures when mulling over the free Kindle concept. “There’s one problem with the scenario. Amazon doesn’t want to lose money. The idea of Amazon marketing the Kindle to some of its best customers, those who tend to make repeat purchases, could reap rewards for the Seattle company, however. If each customer purchases multiple books per month, odds are the program would be a success, revealed.