Sproutvideo vs. Wistia
Round 1: Pricing
|From $25/ month for 100 GB Storage||From $25/ month for 100 videos|
Sproutvideo and Wistia have very similar pricing structures from their basic plans all the way through to enterprise level. Wistia offer a free plan with stripped back features and up to 25 videos, while Sproutvideo has five different levels of pricing compared to three from Wistia.
Round 2: Features
|In video Calls to Action||x||BEST|
|Website does not redirect to third party||x||x|
|Multiple player themes supported||BEST||x|
|Advanced Analytics, individual viewer metrics||x||BEST|
|Integrations with CRM and marketing automation||x||x|
|Codes to secure paid content||BEST||x|
|Allows users to pay directly for premium content|
|Direct Payment (Tip Jar)|
It was close, as both Wistia and Sproutvideo have an impressive range of features, including in depth customization and analytics, but Sproutvideo has slightly better security and privacy features. The advanced features are only unlocked on the $100/month and above plan with Wistia, whereas all features are available from $50/month with Sproutvideo.
Round 3: Integrations
|Content Management (Wordpress, Joopla)||Y|
Winner: Wistia wins!
Sproutvideo has a good level of app integration with Mailchimp and Infusionsoft, but Wistia runs rings around it integrating with WordPress, Salesforce, Ecommerce and all the standard Social Media.
Round 4: Language support
|Only available in English||Only available in English|
Winner: It’s a tie!
The battle score
Overall Winner: Sproutvideo!
But it was VERY close!
But you might prefer Wistia if:
- You have LOTS of traffic and need LOTS of storage
- You want to use the free version
- You use Salesforce – automatic integration
- You want a program that integrates more easily to WordPress, Shopify, and Social Media