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Amazon Alexa User Guide: 2019 Essential User Guide for Amazon Echo and Alexa

Narrated by: J. Wesley Price
Length: 2 hrs
Categories: Non-fiction, Technology
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Please note: This is an unofficial guide. This product has not been endorsed by and is not affiliated with Alexa or Amazon. 

If you want to learn about the possibilities of your Alexa device or maybe you’re just curious about some neat little hacks nobody else knows about, then keep listening. With this user guide, you’ll have the ability to do anything you want with Alexa and show your friends and family how awesome she is. The goal of this guide is simple: It will teach you everything you need to know about how to properly operate Echo devices and integrate them in your daily routine.

That’s what you’ll learn in our new 2019 Amazon Alexa User Guide:

  • Why people don’t use Alexa to her full potential
  • The technology behind Alexa and the Echo line of devices
  • Every trick imaginable to get the most out of Alexa, from the simplest instructions to the most complex Smart Home Setups
  • Creating your own commands and skills
  • Advanced Echo hacks that you’ve never heard of
  • How to integrate Alexa with Smart Home Devices
  • And last but not least, how to simply have more fun with Alexa

Our Amazon Alexa User Guide is full of instructions and tips that will have an immediate, positive impact on your daily routine at home. Instead of just letting you figure out Alexa by yourself, we provide practical, easy to understand advice that can create real and lasting change about how you will use your Echo devices every day. Do you want to know more? Download this guide now to stop the confusion, learn how to use Alexa and fully integrate it into your life. Scroll to the top of the page and select the "Buy Now" button.

©2019 Steve Alverson (P)2019 Steve Alverson

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  • BRIAN
  • 04-06-19

It's very informative book for everyone.

This book is a great guide for understanding the ways on how to use your Amazon Echo and Alexa. This is a made-easy book for beginners that find it hard to begin with the use of Amazon Echo and Alexa. With the help of this book, we'll easily get acquainted with the proper usage of our very own Alexa. This is a great user guide and manual. It helps a lot and makes the tasks easy. I am glad to purchase this book

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  • MonaOwens
  • 14-06-19

Very suggest this book.

I like this guide because it has all instructions for Amazon Echo and Alexa, really includes helpful and good info inside, reacommended.

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  • Bernice
  • 14-06-19

Worth reading!

I was very surprised at the amount of information in such a reading, One of the best Alexa guides I have run across. I prefer this guidebook for everyone. Helpful!This is a very useful and informative Complete User Guide for Beginners . It provide every we need to know about alexa and I really enjoyed reading this Second Generation Echo, Echo Plus services. so I would like to recommend.

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  • Deedra
  • 13-06-19

Alexa user guide 2019

I found this very informative!I didn't think I would.My dot picked up on everything said in the guide and taught me a few things about ambient sleeping sounds.I'll be using that! I finally unplugged the dot so I could finish the audiobook. narration by J.Wesley Price was dry,not horrible,but could have been better. I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.

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  • TU
  • 21-05-19

excellent for beginners

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

So, I've been a long time Amazon Echo device user (1st gen) and picked this up out of curiosity. For the most part, I knew a lot of what was in here. That said, there were a few tips in here that I didn't know going in. I liked the section color codes and found the Easter eggs amusing. The narration was pretty generic, for the most part, but I found the narrator doesn't know how to pronounce certain words. I won't point them out, but they will be glaringly obvious as you listen. If you are a long time echo device user, I'd recommend skipping this one. I don't think you'll get enough out of it to justify the credit. If you are brand new, though, I would definitely recommend this book. Especially if you are setting up a smart home hub with your echo for the first time.

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  • Gray
  • 18-05-19

Very Useful

Lots of practical information, and a good overview of the platform. I plan to listen to parts of it again and make notes.

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  • eris
  • 08-05-19

A useful resource for Amazon device owners

I imagine like many others I got some products that have Alexa in them (an echo and ring doorbell combo) and saw this as a nice way to learn some ins and outs of the product and its interface. It definitely runs across all the basic things that were obvious or taught to you via guides with the device or displayed readily, but it also delved deeper and taught me a lot of things I probably wouldn't have learned not for a long time if ever. I also enjoy the medium of listening to a guide so that I can do something else at the same time.

The guide is well spread out and everything is covered clearly and easily understood. The narration is fine for what it is, and for the most part, delivered the information to me in a fairly clear manner. It is a quick and easy guide/reference book that is useful to anyone starting out with an Echo or Alexa device.

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  • Sarah Kurasz
  • 01-05-19

Informative and Useful

Even though I'm a millennial, I'm tech challenged. I was given an Echo Dot and somehow couldn't get it to work. Then I had the option to review this book. I took it. Now my echo works. So I'm happy. My only complaint is that the narrator sounds like I had a computer reading instead of a human narrator.

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  • Camila Brianna Belbin
  • 25-04-19

Basics and Beyond

This is an informative user guide for anyone that uses and Amazon Alexa or Echo Dot. I’ve been using Alex for over a year now and am still learning what she can do beyond the basics. This user guide goes over the basic commands as well as many other tips and tricks including color codes, syncing multiple Amazon accounts, FreeTime for Kids, and being able to play Skyrim. I also thought the Easter eggs were fun to try with my device.
J. Wesley Price did an okay job with this narration. He spoke in an informative and textbook like voice which was appropriate for this type of book.
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  • Ammon
  • 24-04-19

I Almost Dismissed This Guide -- So Glad I Didn't!

This review is for the audiobook version of Amazon Alexa User Guide: 2019 Essential User Guide for Amazon Echo and Alexa by Steve Alverson and narrated by J. Wesley Price.

Let me preface this review by stating that I'm already personally invested in the Amazon Alexa ecosystem and have augmented my Echo home set up with an array of smart plugs, Hue lighting, and other gadgets.

About 5 minutes in, I nearly gave up on the Alexa User Guide--it felt way to basic. I'm so glad that I didn't, however.

Beyond the basic Alexa commands, the Guide detailed color codes, smart home device set up and management, working with Alexa Skills (including building your own), as well as some Easter Eggs. I was really looking forward to learning something new and the Guide delivered.

J. Wesley Price did an adequate job as narrator. He made a couple of interesting pronunciation choices (e.g.: reading niche as "knee-shay" or matte as "matt-ay"). At times, the reading felt a little robotic and I wondered if he were an AI performing text-to-speech. That said, he was fine for the material.

I would easily recommend Alverson's Alexa Guide to anyone interested in Amazon's smart home environment.

***Full Disclosure: I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.