Vocabulary

Get to know Showell terminology!

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🔵= Showell App term
🔴= Showell Admin term
⚫= Showell Analytics term



A

  • Account settings 🔴
    Account settings contains all your account information located in the top menu under your username (top right).
  • Administrator 🔴
    An administrator is someone who administers, organizes and views everything related to their Showell account. This includes: adding Users and Groups, giving permissions to users and groups, adding / removing content.
  • Advanced Search 🔵
    With the advanced search you can filter search results based on file types, keywords, languages and search terms. The advanced search makes it easier to narrow down search results if your account has a lot of content.
  • Analytics 🔴⚫
    Analytics is a section in Showell Admin that contains recorded data from users activity from Showell App. For example: document views, popular content and meeting information. 
  • API 🔵
    API is technology that carries information back and forth from one system to another. Kind of like a waiter taking your order and bringing your food to you.
  • Application Language 🔵
    The application language determines the language of the user interface. This is the for example the language of the side and top menu within the Showell App.
  • Application Resources 🔴
    If you have purchased the Themed Front Page add-on, Application Resources is a Folder in Showell Admin that contains all your Themed Front Page content.
  • Aprimo Integration 🔴

    Aprimo is a marketing automation software and digital asset management. Integrating Aprimo creates the possibility to connect Showell Admin straight to a personal Aprimo account and import data from there.

  • Audited Security
    Showell uses both internal and external audits to ensure that high security standards are met both at organization and information system levels.

  • Automatic updates 🔵
    Simply means that if you turn this feature on, Showell will automatically update itself with bug fixes, performance fixes and new features when connected to the internet.
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B

  • Background Image 🔵🔴
    This refers to images that are uploaded to the background of Showell App. These images can be uploaded via Showell Admin or then chosen from Showell's own gallery.
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C

  • Configurator 🔴
    A Configurator is software that helps in the configuration (arrangement of a group of things) of a product.
  • Contacts 🔵🔴
    Contacts are people whose contact information you have.
  • Credentials 🔵🔴
    Credentials is simply another name for your login username and password.
  • CRM (Customer Relationship Management) 🔴
    In Showell Admin, CRM it's an additional feature displayed as a tab in the top menu. If enabled you have access to information about customers, contacts and meetings.
  • Custom domain (SSO, Single-Sign-On) 🔵🔴
    Custom domain (SSO) is an authentication service that allows a user to use just one set of login credentials to access multiple applications without the need to login again every time a new application is opened. it is used to identify the users of different organizations so that they can sign in using the same username and password that they use in everyday work. In other words, these users don't need separate username and password for Showell.
  • Customer 🔴
    Customers are businesses whose contact information you have.
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D

  • Developer
    After becoming a Showell partner, a developer is able to create stunning and interactive content, HTML5 sales tools like 3D animated tours, calculators and web forms. The developer can then custom design Showell's UI to match their client’s visual identity and sales process. They will receive: a nominated contact person, a free Showell “sandbox” account, technical training and support, code samples, design guidelines as well tutorials and videos.
  • Digital Sales Room (DSR)

    The Digital Sales Room is a secure and custom branded webpage for viewing and interacting with content that you've shared via Showell. Your shared content is all accessible online and ready to impact the receiver of your share.

  • Documents
    Can be illustrations, PDF's, MS Office documents, presentations, spreadsheets and HTML5.
  • Drag/Drop 🔴
    Drag and Drop is a term used to describe the action of selecting a document/file from your device and and dragging and dropping it to the upload box.
  • Draw 🔵
    Draw is a feature in Showell that allows you to draw/annotate with a pen onto any document (except video) in order to emphasize certain areas or points. These drawings can be saved and shared.
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E

  • Essential
    Showell Essential is a monthly subscription plan.
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F

  • Files 🔵🔴
    Files are anything that you upload to Showell. They can be images, videos, documents (illustrations, presentations, spreadsheets, HTML5).
  • Folder 🔵🔴
    Folders are used to structure and organize your content. With Showell Admin you can create, organize, rename, remove, apply permissions and add thumbnail images to your folders. Folders help to navigate and find content within the Showell App.
  • Freemium
    Showell Free or Freemium is a free version of Showell.
  • Fullscreen 🔵
    The Fullscreen option (under Tools) in the Showell App, allows you to display your content and presentations without distractions by taken up the entire screen.
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G

  • Google Drive Integration 🔴
    Google Drive is a cloud and file hosting service that you can connect to Showell. You simply connect the folders to your Showell account and all content will be synced automatically every hour. The Google Drive Integration is an additional feature.
  • Group 🔴
    A group is a group of users. Users can be organized into groups. Groups are given permission to view certain views.
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H

  • HTML5 🔵🔴
    HTML5 support makes it possible to use interactive and animated sales content and tools (HTML5 apps), such as calculators, forms, configurators and 3D graphics, with Showell. HTML5 apps are added to an account in Showell Admin the same way as other files e.g. PDF’s or images.
  • HubSpot integration 🔴
    HubSpot is a marketing, sales and customer service that you can connect to Showell. After establishing the connection between HubSpot and Showell; all Customers, contact, notes and meetings will be synced automatically every hour. The HubSpot Integration is an additional feature.
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I

  • Independent app 🔵
    Showell is an independent app, meaning software that works as it's own program, can be easily installed and is targeted at the consumer.
  • Integration 🔴
    Integration is the act of merging an already made concept to another. In Showell, you're able to integrate other software to Showell.
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K

  • Keep on Device Mode 🔵🔴
    Keep on device mode means that if you select this toggle in Showell Admin to ON, Showell App will download all the account's content onto the device. If you want to save space on your device, toggle this option OFF. The Showell App users will then be able to manually choose individual files/folders to download that are relevant for them.
  • Keywords 🔵
    In Showell, keywords are words that you attach to a certain file or folder. For example, a folder named 'Media' might have keywords such as 'Videos' and 'Photos'. This means that if you search for 'Photos' from the Showell App's Side Menu or from Showell Admin, you will be shown the 'Media' folder + all other files and folders with that name.
  • Kiosk Mode 🔵
    Put simply, Kiosk mode is a pin-coded lock for your screen where your customer is free to browse either single or multiple files and folders of your choosing. Used typically with a tablet stand in trade shows and shopping malls.
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L

  • Legacy Share Center
    The Legacy Share Center is the previous version of our current Digital Sales Room.
  • License 🔵🔴
    One license is equal to one user. In order for a user to be able to access an account, they have to have an active license.
  • Link to a file or folder 🔴
    It is possible to create a link to a file/folder within Showell (using its Showell URL). This makes it possible to create access to the folder/file from different locations, without the need to copy them. Note that links can break if you move the master folder/file.
  • Live Copies 🔴
    Live Copies is a premium feature. It is possible to create a link to a file/folder within Showell. This makes it possible to create access to the folder/file from different locations, without the need to copy them. Note that live copies don't break if you move the master folder/file.
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M

  • Main page 🔴🔵
    The main page or landing page, is the first page you see after you have logged in to the Showell App. This page makes the most relevant views/folders easily accessible. You can also find the Main page option in Showell Admin, where you can edit and personalize it if you are using Showell Professional.
  • Meetings 🔴
    Meetings is an additional feature that allows a user to start a meeting with a contact and track the meeting activity (presented content & meeting notes). These contact specific details can later be analyzed in Showell Admin.
  • MS Drive Integration (Microsoft 365, SharePoint, OneDrive, TeamsDrive) 🔴
    Microsoft 365 is a cloud and file hosting service that you can connect to Showell. You simply connect the folders to your Showell account and all content will be synced automatically every hour. The Microsoft 365 Integration is an additional feature.
  • MS Office Integration 🔵

    With the Showell app you can open MS Office files with your MS applications, make changes to the document and save the updated version to Showell. The MS Office Integration is an additional feature.

  • Multi-Account Support 🔵🔴
    Multi-Account Support means your company can ask for more than one account. Organizations and Companies are often structured into multiple divisions, brands, business units, countries or regions. You can easily manage this kind of structure by having separate Showell accounts for each of these sections. Settings, content and users from accounts can be managed independently from one another.
  • My Files 🔵🔴

    My Files is your private space within Showell. Users can upload and manage their personal files, and save presentations as a PDF.

  • My Presentations 🔵
    My Presentations is the space in the Showell App, where you can access, create or edit your custom made presentations.
  • My Shares 🔵
    My Shares is the space in the Showell App, where you can access, create, edit or check the analytics of your shares
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N

  • Notes 🔵
    Notes is a Showell App feature where you can keep a record of meeting information.
  • Notifications/Push Notifications 🔴
    As administrator, send notifications to your users to inform them of new content or changes. Users will receive these as a push notification via Showell App (if allowed in your device settings).
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O

  • Onboarding service
    Onboarding is Showell's add-on service of familiarizing new customers with Showell.
  • OneDrive Integration (Microsoft 365, MS Drive, SharePoint, TeamsDrive) 🔴
    Microsoft 365 is a cloud and file hosting service that you can connect to Showell. You simply connect the folders to your Showell account and all content will be synced automatically every hour. The Microsoft 365 Integration is an additional feature.
  • Online app
    Showell Online is a browser-based version of the Showell App. Online allows you to use Showell without having to download the application and the material. Simply log in at showellapp.com (or your custom URL) and use Showell on your web browser.
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P

  • Partner
    Showell's Partner Program enables sellers and developers to work alongside Showell and make a profit by re-selling Showell alongside their own product. 
  • Preferences 🔵
    The Preferences tab in Showell App gives you access to your personal user information, Showell's version, the possibility to change your password or language and the option to sign out.
  • Presentation Creator 🔵
    Presentation Creator is a built-in function within Showell App. Use it to create customized presentations from existing content. 
  • Presentation/Presentation deck 🔵
    A presentation is a group of custom picked content saved as a package ready to present to customers during a sales meeting. Presentations refer to both presentations created within the app and to pre-made presentations uploaded to Showell App.
  • Private 🔴
    The term Private in Showell is used when a user wants to make a view private (meaning only that user + administrator can access the view).
  • Professional
    Showell Professional is a personally tailored subscription plan.
  • Pseudonymization ⚫
    In some countries or companies, users and their activity cannot be tracked. Pseudonymization is the possibility to track activity in Showell, but keep the users anonymous. Contact your Showell contact person or Support, if you wish to activate this feature.
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R

  • Re-seller
    After becoming a Showell Partner, a seller will then sell Showell to their own customers. Showell takes care of customer support, agreements and invoicing. The seller takes it easy, gains extra business and receives additional income while selling Showell services such as consultation, training and content creation.
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S

  • SalesForce Integration 🔴     ➡️COMING SOON
    SalesForce is a customer relationship management (CRM) service. It is possible to open Showell from within SalesForce and share files from there. In Showell Admin this creates the possibility to connect straight to a personal Salesforce account and import sales data from there. The SalesForce Integration is an additional feature.
  • Session
    A session is a single usage session of the Showell app. A session starts when the app is opened and ends when the user logs out. If the app is open for a longer time, a new session starts every 3 hours. 
  • Sessions
    Total amount of individual sessions. 
  • Share Center
    Share Center has been rebranded to Digital Sales Room. This is a secure and custom branded webpage for viewing and interacting with content that you've shared via Showell. Your shared content is all accessible online and ready to impact the receiver of your share.
  • Share downloads
    Total amount of shared documents that have been downloaded by the recipient. 
  • SharePoint Integration (Microsoft 365, MS Drive, OneDrive, TeamsDrive) 🔴
    Microsoft 365 is a cloud and file hosting service that you can connect to Showell. You simply connect the folders to your Showell account and all content will be synced automatically every hour. The Microsoft 365 Integration is an additional feature.
  • Shares 🔵🔴⚫
    Documents or presentations the user has shared from the app. 
  • Showell Account
    A Showell Account is where sales content is stored and used when presenting content. Each account has its own independent users, permissions, settings and content. You can view your Showell account via Showell Admin or Showell App. Depending on permissions given, Showell users can sign into accounts using their personal username and password. Administrators have the ability to link users to new accounts.
  • Showell Admin 🔴
    Showell Admin is your central content management tool where you can store, organize, manage, and analyze your content and users, all in one place.
  • Showell App 🔵
    Showell App is where all your sales materials comes to live. It is a dream tool for all customer-facing teams looking to create a perfect buying experience for their customers. Within the Showell App, you can easily find your content, create tailored presentations and share these presentations and materials with your prospects.
  • Showell URL 🔴
    Every file in Showell has its own URL (universal resource locator). These URL's can be used to create links to other files.
  • Showroom 🔵
    Presentation mode in which you view or present material from Showell App
  • Side menu 🔵
    Side menu can be accessed by tapping/clicking the button with three stripes located at the top left corner of the app. Contains: file navigation, presentations, settings, etc.
  • Single-Sign-On (SSO, Custom domain) 🔵🔴
    Custom domain (SSO) is an authentication service that allows a user to use just one set of login credentials to access multiple applications without the need to login again every time a new application is opened. it is used to identify the users of different organizations so that they can sign in using the same username and password that they use in everyday work. In other words, these users don't need separate username and password for Showell.
  • Slide Designer 🔵

    Slide Designer allows you to quickly create e.g. a cover slide, agenda, or thank your page and add it to your presentation without having to leave Showell and use for example PowerPoint. Slide designer is an additional feature.

  • Smart Selling Tools 🔵🔴
    Smart Selling Tools are interactive programs/applications that are used as selling tools when presenting content to customers. Showell enables the use of a wide variety of smart selling tools (with the help of HTML5), such as interactive: calculators, forms, configurators and 3D graphics.
  • SSL
    SSL is a standard security technology that Showell uses to make sure that sensitive information like credit card numbers and login credentials are transmitted securely. Proof of this technology is a small green lock symbol at the beginning of a URL.
  • SSO (Single-Sign-On, Custom domain) 🔵🔴
    Custom domain (SSO) is an authentication service that allows a user to use just one set of login credentials to access multiple applications without the need to login again every time a new application is opened. it is used to identify the users of different organizations so that they can sign in using the same username and password that they use in everyday work. In other words, these users don't need separate username and password for Showell.
  • Store 🔵
    A Store is where you download applications e.g. Apple's App Store, Google's Play Store or Microsoft's Microsoft Store.
  • Subscriptions
    Contact Showell to subscribe to a certain number of license packages. If later you want more licenses, simply contact Showell to make a new subscription with more packages.
  • System Notifications
    System notifications are messages that are sent from Showell.
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T

  • Table of contents 🔵
    Table of contents for Showell is the same as table of contents in a book. To access, you must first be viewing multiple files. Then, tap the top of your screen to view the top menu and tap the name of the file with the down arrow to view a list of all the other files.
  • TeamsDrive Integration (Microsoft 365, MS Drive, SharePoint, OneDrive) 🔴
    Microsoft 365 is a cloud and file hosting service that you can connect to Showell. You simply connect the folders to your Showell account and all content will be synced automatically every hour. The Microsoft 365 Integration is an additional feature.
  • Themed Front Page 🔵
    Customized Front page that supports your company’s brand and sales process. In addition to the Home-Screen, we can provide other custom views.
  • Thumbnail Images 🔴
    Thumbnail images are the small preview images for a file. These can be changed via Showell Admin.
  • Time spent
    Total duration of sessions
  • Tools 🔵
    You can find Tools in the top right corner of your Showell App. Within the Tools menu, you can find easy access to sorting, sizing, filtering and managing options for your folders/files, notes, drawing, kiosk-mode, meetings and screen Recording.
  • Top Menu 🔵
    Top menu can be accessed by tapping/clicking the top of the app. Contains: search, manual update and various tools.
  • Trash 🔴
    The Trash folder is your back up folder in case you accidentally remove your content or if you want to revive an expired file.
  • Trend
    Shows a positive or a negative trend compared to an average month. An average month is calculated based on data from the previous six months.
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U

  • Upload Box 🔴
    The Upload Box is the place where you upload your contents. It is located in Showell Admin at the top of any view or folder's page (displayed as a large rectangular box)
  • User 🔵🔴
    A user is someone who has access to Showell App. Users are added by an administrator to an Account User Registry in Showell Admin. Each User needs their own license.
  • User with restricted access to Showell Admin 🔵🔴
    This type of user is someone who has access to Showell App and Showell Admin. However, the access in Showell Admin is restricted and depends on the rights the Admin has given to the user.
  • User Interface 🔵
    A user interface is the arrangement of icons, pictures, text and graphics displayed on a digital screen - making it easier for a user to understand and use a program or application. In this case Showell is the application.
  • User License
    You can subscribe to have a certain number of user licenses  and add them to any Showell account. Showell licenses are always individual. One license = one user.
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V

  • Version 🔵
    Showell keeps evolving and with every new version, comes new features and possibilities. Make sure you are always up-to-date to get the most out of Showell!
  • View 🔵🔴
    In Showell, content is divided into views. Views are your main content categories. Within those views, you can organize your content into sub-folders if required. Both views and folders can contain your collateral (files, documents, links, ..).
  • View Order 🔴
    In Showell Admin, you have the option to change the order of your views. The 1st view is located at the top of the screen.
  • Views
    Total amount of document views. Does not take into account individual slides.
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W

  • Web-link 🔴
    A web-link is a link from a website that can be added to Showell e.g. in a presentation 
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