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Tired of Insane Soapbox Pricing? Looking for Alternatives to Soapbox by Wistia?

How about StoryXpress?

This page details the differences between StoryXpress and Soapbox. Choosing the right video platform is critical for your business. We want you to have the information required to do so.

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StoryXpress

StoryXpress is a video platform for high-performing teams. From sales and marketing to customer support, access tools for you and your teammates to create, upload, edit, analyse, manage & share videos. You won’t need any coding expertise to figure out how to use the platform.

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Soapbox

Soapbox by Wistia is a webcam and screen recorder for Chrome. However, unlike StoryXpress, it’s not a wholesome video platform that lets you do everything video. The features are not very diverse and you may need additional tools if you are looking for an end-to-end video platform..

Your business deserves a feature-rich yet cost-effective video platform

Soapbox by Wistia has a free plan but that doesn’t offer much value. You can record videos but that’s about it. You must upgrade your subscription if you want to have access to the advanced features such as customizing your video pages with your logo. As opposed to StoryXpress, Soapbox’s free plan doesn’t even have essentials such as downloading videos.

Add to it the fact that Soapbox is not cost-effective. You can expect to pay remarkably more than what you’ll be paying with StoryXpress, doesn’t matter what plan you subscribe to. The plans start at $300 per year, whereas similar (and feature-rich) plans by StoryXpress start at $96 per year. Over time, these costs can add up and ultimately dig a deep hole in your pocket. StoryXpress is the more feature-rich, and cost-effective option for businesses of all sizes.

Looking for Soapbox Alternatives?

Here are a few reasons to consider StoryXpress:

Cost-effective Solution

StoryXpress is a cost-effective alternative to Soapbox. The plans start at $96 per year as compared to Soapbox’s that start at $300 per year. With StoryXpress, you pay less across all the plans while using the similar (or should we say better?) set of features.

Exceptional Support

If you seek priority support using Soapbox, you may have to struggle because Soapbox doesn’t reveal their support policy in any of their pricing plans. That’s not the case with StoryXpress, where you get priority support even if you subscribe to the Lite plan for $8 per month.

Accessible Essentials

Soapbox has a free plan but the essentials such as downloading and sharing the videos, annotating while you record and generating GIF thumbnails are not available. On the other hand, you get all of these essential features for free using StoryXpress.

Impressive Branding Options

Soapbox lets you customize the player color and your video pages with your company logo for $300 per year. However, with StoryXpress, you not only can fully-customize the video player, and video page but also set the player controls – all of this for $39 per month only.

Full-stack Video Platform

StoryXpress is a full-stack video platform. You get all the tools required for video recording, editing, and hosting in one place unlike Soapbox that requires you to buy two subscriptions – Soapbox for video recording and Wistia for video hosting and post-production.

Wholesome Video Editor

Using Soapbox, you can make quick edits by trimming the beginning or end of your video. But, that’s about it. You can’t crop the video frame or blur sensitive information, if recorded by mistake. Neither can you add intro-outro clips to your brand videos. You can do all of this using StoryXpress, though.

Custom Onboarding

If you are new to the world of videos and would like some hand-holding using Soapbox, you may be in trouble because Soapbox doesn’t talk about custom onboarding in any of their plans. That’s not the case with StoryXpress, where we help you get started with the platform even if you subscribe to the Pro plan for $39 per month.

Integrations

StoryXpress seamlessly fits in your software stack and offers hassle-free integrations with leading SaaS products such as Pipedrive, ActiveCampaign, Calendly, CampaignMonitor, Freshworks, Sendinblue & more integrations created on-demand. If you use any of the above tools, you can’t integrate with Soapbox.

Call-to-Actions

Soapbox lets you use two types of call-to-actions only. You may either include a link at the end of your video or book meetings directly from your videos. However, with StoryXpress, you get four types of CTAs that you can customize the way you want. Play around with buttons, banners, lead generation forms, and calendar CTAs; insert them wherever you want in the video and a lot more using StoryXpress.

Why choose StoryXpress over Soapbox?

 
Soapbox - Solo

StoryXpress - Lite

StoryXpress - PRO
Price$25 /Month
BILLED ANNUALLY
$7 /Month
BILLED ANNUALLY
$16.9 /Month
BILLED ANNUALLY
Video RecordingUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Video Hostingclose lineUnlimitedUnlimited
Video Embedsclose lineUnlimitedUnlimited
Video DownloadingUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
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Soapbox - Teams

StoryXpress - Plus
PriceNot disclosed$46 /Month
BILLED ANNUALLY
Video RecordingUnlimitedUnlimited
Video Hostingclose lineUnlimited
Video Embedsclose lineUnlimited
Video DownloadingUnlimitedUnlimited
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Why choose StoryXpress over Soapbox?

 
Soapbox - Solo

StoryXpress - Lite

StoryXpress - PRO
Price$25 /Month
BILLED ANNUALLY
$7 /Month
BILLED ANNUALLY
$16.9 /Month
BILLED ANNUALLY
Video RecordingUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Video Hostingclose lineUnlimitedUnlimited
Video Embedsclose lineUnlimitedUnlimited
Video DownloadingUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Video Downloading (client side)close linecheck linecheck line
Record from the Google Chrome Extensionclose linecheck linecheck line
Record inside your Gmail Inboxclose linecheck linecheck line
Custom video thumbnailcheck linecheck linecheck line
Video playlistsclose linecheck linecheck line
Thumbnail A/B Testingclose linecheck linecheck line
Password Protectionclose linecheck linecheck line
Video intro outroclose lineclose linecheck line
Branded Video Landing Pagescheck lineclose linecheck line
Branded Video playercheck lineclose linecheck line
Video Calls-to-Action (CTAs)check lineclose linecheck line
Video Bannerclose lineclose linecheck line
Video watched trackingcheck linecheck linecheck line
Alerts and Notificationscheck linecheck linecheck line
Video expiry featureclose linecheck linecheck line
Video Trimclose linecheck linecheck line
Video Cropclose linecheck linecheck line
Video blurclose linecheck linecheck line
Facebook integrationsclose linecheck linecheck line
Gmail integrationscheck linecheck linecheck line
Linkedin integrationsclose linecheck linecheck line
Twitter integrationsclose linecheck linecheck line
Youtube integrationsclose linecheck linecheck line
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Email Supportcheck linecheck linecheck line
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Live Chat Supportclose linecheck linecheck line

 
Soapbox - Teams

StoryXpress - Plus
PriceNot disclosed$46 /Month
BILLED ANNUALLY
Video RecordingUnlimitedUnlimited
Video Hostingclose lineUnlimited
Video Embedsclose lineUnlimited
Video DownloadingUnlimitedUnlimited
Video Downloading (client side)close linecheck line
Record from the Google Chrome Extensionclose linecheck line
Record inside your Gmail Inboxclose linecheck line
Custom video thumbnailcheck linecheck line
Video playlistsclose linecheck line
Thumbnail A/B Testingclose linecheck line
Password Protectionclose linecheck line
Email-based UTM Trackingclose linecheck line
Video intro outroclose linecheck line
Branded Video Landing Pagescheck linecheck line
Branded Video playercheck linecheck line
Video Calls-to-Action (CTAs)check linecheck line
Video Bannerclose linecheck line
Video lead formsclose linecheck line
Video meeting CTAscheck linecheck line
Video expiry featureclose linecheck line
Video Trimclose linecheck line
Video Cropclose linecheck line
Video blurclose linecheck line
Video heatmapclose linecheck line
Facebook integrationsclose linecheck line
Gmail integrationscheck linecheck line
Linkedin integrationsclose linecheck line
Twitter integrationsclose linecheck line
Youtube integrationsclose linecheck line
Slack integrationsclose linecheck line
Book like a boos integrationsclose linecheck line
Calendly integrationscheck linecheck line
Freshchat integrationsclose linecheck line
Freshdesk integrationsclose linecheck line
Intercom integrationsclose linecheck line
Mailchimp integrationsclose linecheck line
Moosend integrationsclose linecheck line
Sendfox integrationsclose linecheck line
Zendesk integrationsclose linecheck line
Zapier integrationsclose linecheck line
Email Supportcheck linecheck line
Knowledgebase Accessclose linecheck line
Live Chat Supportclose linecheck line

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