Posts by Nathan Erb

A sneak peak at your new mobile experience

By on June 5, 2014 at 7:36 AM

Mobile apps are supposed to make your life easier, and the new GEICO Mobile app will do just that! Our mobile team knows what you want and has listened to all your feedback. As an avid GEICO app user, I can vouch that the all-new app is all about you with updates that meet your […]

Posted in: On the Web


GEICO announces plans to open fast food restaurant chain

By on April 1, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Fifteen minutes could save you 15 percent or more on car insurance. Everybody knows that. And soon, 1.5 minutes could save you 15 percent or more on your breakfast burrito.  Later this year, GEICO will open “Gecko’s,” a new chain of fast-food restaurants across the U.S. with the same values as our insurance products: big […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

By on March 14, 2014 at 11:58 AM

St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Monday this year, but the green beer will start flowing this weekend. If you’re planning to turn Irish for a day (or longer), you’ll want to plan for the safety of yourself and others first. Here are some tips to ensure that you’re not relying on luck to have […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues


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You’ll heart our Valentine’s Day playlist

By on February 14, 2014 at 6:58 AM

If you’re on the East coast, you’re probably spending your Valentine’s Day weekend digging out from this week’s snow and ice. For others, Valentine’s Day could be a day to spend to spend with a significant other or crying into a heart-shaped box of assorted chocolates. Whatever your weekend brings, you shouldn’t be without great […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends, On the Web


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13 songs you won’t hear on the radio this holiday season

By on December 23, 2013 at 9:51 AM

When I was in college, I worked at a restaurant that had a holiday playlist of about 10 songs that was on repeat from Thanksgiving until Christmas. This meant I’d hear the same version of “Hey, Santa!” by Carnie and Wendy Wilson up to 25 times during one shift. Miraculously, despite that experience, I have […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


Six cold weather driving tips

By on December 17, 2013 at 10:10 AM

Much of the country is already experiencing cold temperatures and winter storms – we certainly are in the Washington, D.C., area – and the challenging driving conditions they bring. Preparation and knowing what to do in case of an emergency can help you stay safe even in the worst climates. Heated seats don’t hurt, either. […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues


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Top do-it-yourself Halloween costumes for 2013

By on October 24, 2013 at 9:21 AM

Don’t feel like picking up a pre-designed costume with a cheap plastic mask at the store this Halloween? Make your alter-ego a piece of pop culture with one of these do-it-yourself ideas. Then, share your ideas in the comments. Daft Punk – Easiest to pull off with a friend, grab a helmet and suit and […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


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Voice of the interns: meet our IT team

By on October 9, 2013 at 3:51 PM

In this blog series, we introduce you to our some of our interns so you can hear what an internship at GEICO is like. Our latest post features two interns majoring in computer science who led projects on our mobile development team. Our summer interns may have headed back to school for the semester, but […]

Posted in: IT @ GEICO, On the Web, Working at GEICO


Thieves now favor full-size trucks

By on July 18, 2013 at 2:39 PM

Full-size trucks have become extremely popular with consumers. According to a new report from the Highway Loss Data Institute, they’re just as popular with thieves. In fact, the top five vehicles with the highest insurance claim frequency for theft are all full-size trucks. The “winner” (on a list where you don’t want to be #1) is […]

Posted in: Claims


Have a question? Just ask Lily on the GEICO App.

By on May 9, 2013 at 7:11 AM

Voice recognition has come a long way. Gone are the days of yelling into your phone, hoping it recognizes the contact name you’re trying to dial. Today’s voice assistants allow you to just talk naturally, and we like them so much, we’ve created our own! Meet Lily – the new interactive voice assistant available on […]

Posted in: IT @ GEICO, On the Web


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