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Drill Store

 

What is the Drill Store?

The Drill Store is the central repository for all public available drills. You will find both free and paid drills in the Drill Store. The blue button next to each drill tells you whether the drill is free of charge or what its price is. The Drill Store is accessible via your Drillster account. If you do not yet have a Drillster account you can also look around in the Drill Store via www.drillster.com/store.

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How do I search for a drill?

If you are in the Drill Store, you can search for keywords in the search box. Or click on ‘browse all subjects’ for a list of all subjects. 

If you would like to search drills that have several keywords, you can do so by typing AND between the various keywords. In the search field, you type keyword1 AND keyword2 AND keyword3. Drillster will now show you all drills that meet all three keywords. 

You can try out each drill, or add it to your repertoire straight away. Drillster will only remember your progress when a drill is added to your repertoire.

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How do I add a drill to my repertoire?

If you have found a drill in the Drill Store, you can add it to your repertoire. Click on the blue word 'add' or, if you already opened the drill on 'Add to repertoire'. When you are in trial mode to try the drill, you can click on '+ Add to your repertoire' on the right. 

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How can I make my drills available in the Drill Store?

A drill can be published free of charge or can be sold via the Drill Store. We call this publishing. If you would like to publish your drill free of charge, you can do so via your repertoire. Select the drill(s) that you would like to publish in your repertoire by checking the check box in the upper right corner of the drill. 

Then click on 'Actions' at the top and select 'Make public'. 

 

You can only publish the drills of which you are the author. If you are an individual user, you can publish drills through the 'Creative Common' License. If you are a company, publisher, school or university, you can publish drills via your own copyright logo.

Any user can publish drills free of charge via a basic Drillster account. For selling via the Drill Store you need a premium or license account. 

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Can I try a drill before adding it to my repertoire?

Yess. When you are in the Drill Store you have to click on ‘Try out’. You can now use the drill in trial mode. Please note: in trial mode only a small subset of available questions will be shown, and your progress is not saved. If you would like to really get started with the drill, be sure to add it to your repertoire.

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How can I tell the difficulty level of a drill?

The difficulty is reflected by the colered bar shown in the drill details. This information line (shown in grey) also shows the number of subscribers. How harder the drill, how redder the bar will be. 

When few mistakes have been made in a drill, Drillster will rate the drill as easier. 

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Who is selling drills in the Drill Store?

Drillster sells drills in the Drill Store on behalf of its authors. The author can be an individual, company, school or publisher. You can also sell your own drills in the Drill Store.

If you click on a drill, you can see who the author of the drill is. 

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Can I buy a drill?

Yes, any user can buy drills from the Drill Store. 

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Can I sell my own drills in the Drill Store?

Any user is able to publish drills in the Drill Store as free content. In order to sell drills, a premium account or business or education license is required. Please contact us at sales@drillster.com for more information.

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How much do I make with selling my drills?

For premium account holders a revenue share of 75% is applied for the author and 25% for Drillster.

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How do I pay for a drill?

You can pay for drills by using PayPal. PayPal supports various payment options, including credit cards and direct debit. More payment options will be added in the future. 

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I would like to purchase a drill with PayPal, but I do not have a credit card. What to do?

For Netherlands-based customers, it is possible to open a PayPal account using iDeal. 

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Do my purchased drills count towards the storage limit of my basic account?

No, drills you have purchased do not count for your storage limit.

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Can I share purchased drills with others?

No, you cannot share paid content with others.

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Can I edit a purchased drill?

No, purchased content cannot be changed. This allows the author of the content to guarantee a high quality.

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Can I remove a purchased drill?

Yes, you can remove drills that you have purchased. Please note: the drill will be irreversibly removed from your repertoire. The purchase price will not be refunded, and if you decide to download that drill from the Drill Store again, another payment will have to be made.

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Can I print cheat sheets for drills I have purchased?

Yes, just like with any other drill it is possible to generate cheat sheets and view or print them.

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