Archive: March 2010

Did you see that GEICO commercial where …?

By on March 29, 2010 at 7:23 AM

Guest Blogger: Marta C., event coordinator in Lakeland, FL Everyone has an opinion about GEICO’s advertising and believe me, they aren’t shy about sharing. It makes me smile to hear strangers discussing GEICO commercials when they don’t know I work for the company. Although insurance may not be the most exciting topic, GEICO has made […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


Randomness

By on March 26, 2010 at 10:37 AM

Hardly a day goes by when I don’t think about the randomness of life. Although our individual efforts and persistence have a lot to do with how our lives turn out, chance also plays a huge role. Think about your own life. How might it have turned out differently if you’d lingered a little longer […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


We are all witnesses

By on March 24, 2010 at 7:55 AM

Guest Blogger: Monica M., claims supervisor in Lakeland, FL Recently, a friend of mine got in an auto accident. When he told me about it, he was adamant that he’d had a green light; that the other party violated his right of way. Unfortunately for him, there were several witnesses who contradicted his version of […]

Posted in: Claims


One of those things that just makes you smile

By on March 22, 2010 at 11:35 AM

Ever catch yourself smiling at something that is so silly that you just have to love it?  Well, that’s what happens to me every time I hear one of our ringtones—and who doesn’t like a fun ringtone?  Ring-a-d-ding-ding-dingy-dong seems to be catching on around here.  A few of my fellow marketing colleagues have taken it […]

Posted in: On the Web


What you didn’t know about GEICO

By on March 18, 2010 at 8:03 AM

Here’s a little tidbit that you may not know about GEICO. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. What’s Berkshire Hathaway? Well, you may not be familiar with Berkshire, but I’m sure you’re familiar with its owner, renowned investor Warren Buffett. Yep, that’s right, the Gecko and the Caveman are in cahoots with Mr. […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


Have a jolly, green, safe time

By on March 15, 2010 at 9:12 AM

Guest Blogger: Alencia J., communications specialist, Maryland When you think of green, the Gecko and the money GEICO can save you are naturally the first things that come to mind, right? But this time of year, you might be thinking about St. Patrick’s Day, too. I recently graduated from college, where St. Patrick’s Day was […]

Posted in: Safety


Choosing a Body Shop

By on March 11, 2010 at 7:24 AM

Guest Blogger: Bill K, auto damage supervisor, Maryland You’ve had an accident; now where do you turn for repairs to your vehicle? Take a quick look in the phone book – there are probably dozens of body shops in your area that would be more than happy to fix your vehicle. How do you pick […]

Posted in: Claims


Warren Buffett in the music video ‘All For You’

By on March 9, 2010 at 7:07 AM

We aren’t just fanatics for customer service, as you’ll see in the video below. It appears some members of our “GEICO family” are also rising musicians and performers. With a cameo appearance by Warren Buffett, this video is an instant classic.

Posted in: On the Web


It’s #MusicMonday! Here’s a Road Trip Playlist.

By on March 8, 2010 at 7:26 AM

If you check out Twitter every Monday, you’ll see people tweeting about the music they’re listening to. Look for the hashtag #MusicMonday, and you can discover new bands and share your favorites. And who doesn’t enjoy some great road jams? We’re joining in the fun! Let’s start with a playlist we created a while back […]

Posted in: On the Web


How it all began

By on March 4, 2010 at 8:48 AM

Imagine yourself in the mid-1930s – the Great Depression – as a 50-ish mid-level insurance executive in Fort Worth, Texas. You’ve gone as far as you can go in your company – it only allows ex-military folks to hold the top jobs, and you never served. What do you do? That was the situation Leo […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


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