We're loving the way that widgets are being adopted. The days of depending on email to make the ask are clearly numbered. The best part is, widgets can help to inform people you don't necessarily know that well. You can ask your friends to host a widget for you or forward on an email to other groups who might be interested.
Andrew and Natalya's website has been cropping up regularly. They're encouraging all of their fellow bloggers to host their JG Widget and even mirror the required code on their own site:
I asked Natalya how it's been going. Here's what she said:
You don't have to blog though, you can just ask directly on your page, like Yvonne has for her London Marathon page:
It all works, and it all drives extra traffic to your fundraising page. This ultimately results in more donations, so give it a go!