Archive: January 2012

Memory of the Month: I’ll huff and I’ll puff

By on January 31, 2012 at 10:53 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. We had such a good time with these photos from GEICO’s past during our 75th anniversary year, we’ve decided to keep this feature going. Here’s a summer-fun photo to brighten a late-January day! Today, GEICO employs more than […]

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Learn the Gecko’s Texas two-step and submit your own video

By on January 27, 2012 at 2:28 PM

It seems like only yesterday that the Gecko visited a Texas honky-tonk bar and busted some moves the likes of which had never been busted by humankind or geckokind. In fact, his dancing prowess has inspired a sudden new movement online: The Gecko’s Texas Dance Party. Sadly, the Gecko can’t visit everyone on his journey […]

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2012 Music Festival Preview – Coachella

By on January 23, 2012 at 4:16 PM

Back for 2012 is our #MusicMonday blog series highlighting some of the biggest music festivals in America. First on our list is the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif. The three-day festival will take place on consecutive weekends (April 13-15 and April 20-22) for the first time […]

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They call him GEICO

By on January 13, 2012 at 11:06 AM

Guest Blogger: Alex Danoff, Public Relations As a member of GEICO’s public relations staff, I hear about our company’s name being used in some pretty interesting and creative ways. The other day, though, a story like I had never seen came across my desk. Captain Justin Carlson, a fighter pilot in the United States military, […]

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Behind the Scenes

By on January 6, 2012 at 8:17 AM

Ever watch a favorite GEICO commercial  and think, “Who comes up with these ideas?” GEICO Now goes straight to the source and talks to the creative director behind some of GEICO’s most loveable characters—from the Gecko to the guinea pigs. He dishes about the Gecko’s origins, how one GEICO character got his own ABC sitcom, […]

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