Archive: May 2011

Memory of the Month: Smile when you say that!

By on May 31, 2011 at 1:51 PM

In honor of GEICO’s 75th anniversary, we’re sharing an image from GEICO’s past each month this year and inviting you to exercise your caption-writing skills. GEICO weathered a financial crisis during the mid-1970s; aside from the company’s earliest years, it was the most challenging time in GEICO’s entire history. The company took tough but necessary […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


We’re launching a military blog!

By on May 26, 2011 at 6:30 AM

The GEICO blogosphere is expanding! Later this year, we’ll be launching our own military blog. As part of HomeFront by GEICO, the new milblog will create another way for members of the military and their families to share stories, pictures, videos, tips and more. I can’t give away too much just yet, but we’re excited […]

Posted in: On the Web


Meet GEICO’s PGA golf pros

By on May 19, 2011 at 11:04 AM

By: Guest blogger Heather Li, associate editor, GEICO Now magazine Happy Gilmore behaved badly on the links but he really knew how to connect with fans. GEICO sponsors six PGA players who also know how to reach out to fans—albeit with more respect for golf etiquette. To help, GEICO hosts 20 events each year where […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


When it comes to your car, you should always have gas

By on May 10, 2011 at 11:30 AM

I’ve run out of gas plenty of times. It’s no big deal. I just walk to the garage, grab the gas can, refill the tank on the mower and get back to work. However, running out of gas in one’s car or truck presents more of a problem. Not only could it strand you many […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues


Happy birthday to us! GEICO is 75 years young

By on May 6, 2011 at 7:44 AM

See that fancy banner at the top of the page? We added it to celebrate our 75-year history. I actually wanted cake and ice cream, but I settled for the banner. Want to learn about how we got to where we are today? Take a road trip that starts from our humble beginnings in 1936 […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, Odds & Ends