Amazon Prints Promotional Codes: 50 Free 4×6 Photo Prints

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Amazon now does photo printing with Amazon Prints, starting at 9 cents each for 4×6 prints. Bound photobooks start at $19.99 for 8×11 with 20 pages included, then $1 for every 2 additional pages. Free standard shipping on all orders currently, with free expedited shipping on $15+ orders. Amazon’s list prices are cheaper than Shutterfly, although Shutterfly constantly offers coupon codes (and stacking of codes).

You will need either Amazon Prime or Amazon Drive, both of which cost money unless you are on a free trial. Amazon Prime users get free unlimited photo storage included in their $99 annual membership (30-day free trial), while Amazon Drive costs $59.99 a year for unlimited storage (3-month free trial). There is no longer a free tier.

Their current promotion is 50 free 4×6 prints with free standard shipping with the promo code BABY50FREEPRINTS.

I doubt Amazon is passionate about being in the photo printing business, but this a smart tactic to get all your data and photos on their cloud. If you store all your precious photos with Amazon, you’ll keep renewing your Prime membership to keep them from being deleted. In case you haven’t noticed… Amazon really, really wants you to get Prime.

I’m surprised Google hasn’t done the same thing, given they also offer unlimited free photo storage.

Access from AT&T Review: Affordable Home Internet For Low-Income Households

accessatt0Access from AT&T is an affordable internet access plan for low-income households offered in certain areas with AT&T service. The cost is either $5 a month at 3 Mbps or $10 a month for 5-10 Mbps, depending on your area. According to their FAQ and press release, other features include:

  • No deposit required
  • No activation or installation fee
  • No contract
  • Free modem + WiFi router rental
  • Free access to the entire national AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot network.

However, note that AT&T will run a credit check. I don’t quite understand the reasoning though, as they state it won’t affect your eligibility. From their website:

As part of standard AT&T policy, all orders for new service are subject to a credit check. Results of the credit check will not impact your ability to obtain Internet service under the Access program from AT&T.

Qualifying households must have:

  • At least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and
  • An address in AT&T’s 21-state service area, at which we offer wireline home Internet service, and
  • No outstanding debt for AT&T fixed Internet service within the last six months or outstanding debt incurred under this program.

California residents also are eligible if:

  • At least one member of your household receives SSI benefits; and
  • At least one of the Access from AT&T Internet speed tiers is available at the address where you live.

You can apply for the Access by AT&T program here. You can also learn more by calling AT&T at 1-855-220-5211 for assistance in English or 1-855-220-5225 for assistance in Spanish.

I am not applauding AT&T for this effort, just promoting its availability. AT&T agreed to offer this service as a condition of their merger with DirecTV. I think people should take advantage of it if it works economically for them. However, I see no evidence that AT&T did this for charitable reasons. They are only doing the bare minimum required by law. I think they are rightly being criticized for not offering this affordable plan in areas where they have speeds lower than 3 Mbps.

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