What to buy with your new Amazon Prime membership

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Free shipping isn't the only perk to an Amazon Prime membership. You also enjoy exclusive perks and subscriptions.

Amazon Prime Day 2018 has ended after 30 straight hours of some of the best summer sales. If you participated it means you either already had a Prime membership or just signed up for one. We think it's a great choice - free two-day shipping on most products, access to Amazon Prime perks like Amazon TV and Amazon music, and more. But you might be wondering what else you can do or what you should buy with it and we've got the recommendations you need:

Kitchen appliances

We spend a lot of time comparing inventory and prices between different e-commerce companies to see which is best. And in the small kitchen appliances category Amazon is the usual winner. Most of the best kitchen gadgets - Instant Pots, sous vides, and air fryers to name a few - are always in stock and usually the lowest price available (even when they're not on sale for Prime Day).

Prime Photos

Most people don't realize this but with an Amazon Prime membership you also get unlimited photo storage. Most people invest hundreds in cloud accounts or hard drives but you can spend exactly $0 to get the same benefit. Plus you can track them all on your Amazon app on your phone.

Amazon private brand products

In recent years Amazon has really amped up their own products, including brands like Amazon Basics, Lark and Ro, Pinzon, Stone & Beam. Since Amazon is such a large company they can manufacture and sell their products for less than other comparable brands. And you're guaranteed to enjoy free two-day shipping on all of their products.

Subscribe-and-save products

Amazon also offers lots of household goods for great prices when you subscribe and have a Prime membership. As long as you agree to purchase the product regularly you can save a good deal - sometimes as much as 10% off. This is a great deal on products like toilet paper or paper towels or anything you use frequently and regularly run out of.

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