Amazon Prime Day is 36 hours long. Is this the best time to get a deal? Well, the increased revenue for Amazon's made up shopping event is staggering.

Amazon Prime Day sales from 2017 surpassed Amazon's Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined with shoppers from 12 countries. Amazon's self-created July shopping holiday Is July 16 with the best deals on electronic gadgets like the Alexa-enabled devices and the Kindle. Remember you must be a member to take advantage of the sales.

Prime Day kicks off on Monday, July 16 at 3 p.m. and wraps up  36 hours later on Wednesday, July 18 at 3 a.m. To get the best deals, you should Prep for Prime Day here. If you're not yet a member get your free trial here, you don't want to wait until the day of because you need to set up your account, shipping, payment (1 click ordering is the way to go) and get acquainted with the sight.

Pre-Prime Day deals are underway and will continue until the start of the sale on July 16th. This event is so big that companies use it to launch their new products while putting it immediately on sale.

Prime members will have eight different categories to shop from and include:

  • Home and Kitchen
  • Electronics
  • Grocery and gourmet food
  • Baby
  • Toys Fashion
  • Beauty
  • Books

If you're looking for something specific or trying not to miss the lighting deals, then make sure you have the mobile app on your phone for notifications. Good luck and happy shopping!

Don't forget to shop locally as much as you can to support our local communities.