Companion site for “YouTube: An Insider’s Guide to Climbing the Charts”

Viral Video Wannabe


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Alan Lastufka, a.k.a. fallofautumndistro, was one of the Top 100 Most Subscribed Comedians of All-Time on YouTube. His YouTube videos have had more than four million views. One of his early short films received multiple airings on the Independent Film Channel.

On YouTube, Lastufka is widely praised for his collaboration videos. One of the more popular is the “iPwn” iPhone parody commercial, starring MadTV cast member LisaNova. Lastufka also appeared on YouTube’s Official Channel in a video announcing the expansion of the Partnership Program.

Lastufka has published a book about YouTube and online video with O’Reilly Media, contributed articles to numerous international magazines and zines, including a Featured Article in Verbicide Magazine, while co-running the popular independent publishing project, Fall of Autumn, in Chicago, IL.

Alan is currently a freelance writer, editor, consultant and graphic designer. If you’re interested in hiring me to work on a project with you, click here.


Viral Video Wannabe...

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…is written by Alan “fallofautumndistro” Lastufka, co-author of the book, “YouTube: An Insider’s Guide
to Climbing the Charts“. This site offers resources
for readers of my book and new tips and techniques expanding upon what is in my book. Visit the Purchase page above to order your own copy today!