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Free stuff! Get yer free stuff here!
OK, maybe "stuff" isn't the right word, because we're talking about non-corporeal digital things. Does online music and audiobooks qualify as stuff?
While you're chewing on that noodle-scratcher, take a look at this deal: For a limited time, Amazon is offering three free months of Amazon Music Unlimited and Audible. That's a combined value of about $75. And here's the truly remarkable part: No strings attached. I mean, yes, you do have to provide a credit card, and you'll start getting billed automatically after three months unless you cancel, but those aren't what I'd call strings. They're conditions, and simple ones at that.
Music Unlimited is basically Amazon's answer to Spotify, Apple Music and the like. It offers unlimited streaming from a library of over 75 million (!) songs. What's more, you can download songs, albums and playlists to your phone or tablet and listen to them offline — great when you're on a plane or somewhere else with little or no internet connectivity.
(Pro tip: The Mighty Vibe is a tiny portable music player that also lets you take Amazon Music Unlimited playlists on the go. Find out why I'm a big fan of the product.)
Audible is an Amazon-owned audiobook service, home to pretty much every title you can think of. Your three-month subscription entitles you to one book per month, plus discounts on any others you choose to buy.
So here's the bad news: This offer is for new subscribers only. If you already have an Audible and/or Music Unlimited subscription, you don't qualify. And if you took advantage of a different free trial recently, you also don't qualify.
The good news: It's very easy to cancel if you decide you don't want to continue past three months. (Music Unlimited will cost you $10 per month — $8 if you're an Amazon Prime subscriber — and Audible is $14.95.) If you do cancel, you get to keep the three audiobooks from Audible.
Assuming you qualify, this is a spectacular deal.
Oh, and if you need some listening recommendations, check out Brendan Benson's The Alternative to Love (album) and Maggie Shipstead's Great Circle (audiobook). I have mad love for both.
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