When it comes to online shopping, Amazon is king. The company hasn’t quite mastered the delicate art of consistent profit growth, but when it comes to undercutting the competition and selling an impossibly wide range of goods at competitive prices, there is none better than Amazon. Of course, Amazon is constantly breaking into new areas and it now provides plenty of services outside of simply shipping goods to your door in two days.
And no, we’re not just talking about Prime Video streaming — Amazon’s reach extends well beyond that now.
Business Insider recently put together a list of 12 very cool and useful Amazon features that you might not know about. Once you learn about them though, you might just wonder how you ever lived without them.
For example, did you know that there’s a program called Amazon Vine? It’s not an easy program to get into — details can be found on this page on Amazon’s website — but once you’re in you’ll get all different kinds of free products from Amazon to review and keep.
There’s also an awesome program called Amazon Locker. If you live in New York, Seattle, London or certain parts of California, you can have things you order on Amazon shipped to a locker in a participating local store. This way things can be delivered while you’re at work during the day and you’ll know that they’re safe and sound.
Other items on the list include Amazon Smile, Amazon Flow and