It's tempting to zip in and out of stocks to try to make fast money. That's especially the case with many of the super-volatile stocks that are popular among Robinhood investors. However, attempting to time the market through frequent trading is often a way to lose money in a hurry.

There's a better strategy that's more likely to generate great returns over the long term: Find well-run companies that have tremendous growth prospects, buy their stocks, and then sit back and wait. Here are three Robinhood stocks that smart investors will particularly want to buy and hold for years.

Amazon.com(NASDAQ:AMZN) ranks as the third-largest company in the world based on market cap. Don't think for a second, though, that the internet giant doesn't have massive growth opportunities.

The primary growth driver for Amazon in recent years has been its AWS (Amazon Web Services) cloud hosting platform. Look for AWS to continue fueling increased revenue and profits for the company for a long time to come, especially as artificial intelligence (AI) becomes embedded in most software applications.

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