Update: Prime day has ended. Thanks for joining us!

The big day is finally here! From now until 3 a.m., July 12, expect to see thousands upon thousands of deals popping up all because of Amazon's Prime Day. Our team at Thrifter will be hosting a live blog all day Tuesday, July 11, where they will be dropping the best deals they can find as they go live. Follow Thrifter on Twitter for up-to-date deal drops, too.

You have to be a Prime member to participate in Prime Day, but there are ways to save if you don't want to pay the full cost of Prime. If you aren't a Prime member at all, you can sign up for the 30-day free trial and still participate. If you sign up for Prime using an Alexa-enabled device, you can get $20 off for a year. Then you can use that same device to shop with your voice.

Thrifter has been staying on top of all the Prime Day deals, including Amazon's promotions for just Prime members. Most of those deals are still active until the end of July 11, so be sure to take advantage of that, too.

Amazon's Prime Day launch page is about to be a buzz of activity with deals coming and going faster than you can hit Refresh. It's going to be overwhelming at times, and you might have a hard time figuring out what's worth buying and what's not. That's why we've got a team of experienced deal hunters dedicated to helping you sort through it all. Amazon wants this to be the best shopping day of the year, and we want this to be the best shopping day of the year for you.

Read our Prime Day FAQ if you need a few more tips on how to follow along and take advantage of Prime Day savings.