Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Amazon $25K shopping spree sweepstakes and wishes

Amazon is having a final push on the Wishlist feature improvements, and the finale is a sweepstake in which they are offering a chance to win a $25,000 Amazon.Com Gift Card for "your own holiday shopping spree."  Their instructions:
" Just create, add an item to, or share a Wish List, and you'll be invited to enter our $25,000 Shopping Spree Sweepstakes.  Ends 12/13/09.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  See official rules. Good luck! "
For those who don't download the daily Kindle Blog to their Kindles or who don't check it on their Kindle visits to the Store (but you can always visit the Kindlestore page via your computer), they've decided to grant customers a common wish -- the ability to add a Kindle book to your wishlist.

  Yes, we can finally add Kindle books to our Wish Lists.

  Amazon says that if you previously used the "Save for Later" feature on Kindle, they'll move any items you'd saved, into a new private Wish List.  They also point out that Kindle items on your Wish List, like other digital content on Amazon, can't be purchased as a gift at this time.
  I guess the "at this time" means there's hope for that feature later. Below are ways to Share this post if you'd like others to see it.
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  1. Why can't I access my wishlist directly on my Kindle when browsing the Kindle store?

    I spend a fair amount of time on putting that list together and it would certainly be a fast and simple way for me to select a book.

  2. Anonymous,
    I have no idea why we can't but you can highlight the text and paste it into Microsoft Word and send the file to [you] to get it converted for the Kindle for reference.

    Also, write to let them know this would be a lucrative feature for them.


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