Posts by Nathan Erb

GEICO introduces Garden Gnome Insurance: protection for your gnome, sweet gnome

By on April 1, 2013 at 7:04 AM

You’d be surprised how many weird insurance policies there are. Alien abduction insurance, for example, is real. GEICO doesn’t offer it, however, because we’ve been focusing our research on a much more practical product: Garden Gnome Insurance. You might not think you need Garden Gnome Insurance. But, I’m sure the first victim of a garden […]

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Top 5 blog posts of 2012

By on January 4, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Now that it’s 2013, there are endless lists of resolutions and “Best Of” countdowns from 2012. It’s also a chance for me to dig into our blog posts over the past year, and see which ones you liked the most. Based on views, comments and buzz, here are the five most popular posts from the […]

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Federal leave cards – from paper to mobile app

By on November 20, 2012 at 7:47 AM

With a name like “Government Employees Insurance Company,” it’s no surprise that we’ve been providing federal leave cards since the 1950’s, when federal workers were the primary customers of GEICO. Today, federal employees can track their leave on the go with an app from GEICO. Simply download the app, enter your current sick and annual […]

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Download a new mobile game – GEICO Tricky Traffic

By on November 16, 2012 at 2:16 PM

Looking for a new, free game to play on your iPhone or Android? You’re in the right place. Our newest app, GEICO Tricky Traffic, takes you to Geckoville, where you’ll be the mayor. Test your driving skills with GEICO’s latest mobile game. Your job is to direct the traffic and guide every citizen safely to […]

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geico.com has a fancy new look

By on September 19, 2012 at 4:51 PM

We’ve been working hard to bring you an easier, more streamlined experience on geico.com. The new design makes it simpler to log in, pay a bill or get an ID card. You’ll also see a whole new color scheme and still be greeted by the loveable Gecko.   It’s all about making your online experience […]

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Best music venues in America: Red Rocks Amphitheatre

By on August 16, 2012 at 7:40 AM

This blog series will take a look at the best music venues across the country – from the best acoustics to the most breathtaking scenery. Located in Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre is one of the most stunning music venues in the world. The impressive summer lineup draws fans from thousands of miles […]

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Share insurance essentials with your family with our new app

By on July 16, 2012 at 9:16 AM

Have a young driver on your GEICO policy? Just want to make sure everyone in the family has updated insurance info? Our latest app can help! The GEICO Connect app is packed with features that will keep your mind at ease while your family is on the road: ID Cards — Share digital ID Cards […]

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2012 Music Festival Survival Guide – Bonnaroo

By on May 30, 2012 at 11:55 AM

In just a day or two, a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tenn., will draw up to 80,000 people from all over the world for four days of music, art, film and entertainment. The name “Bonnaroo” is slang for “a really good time”, and was chosen both for its literal meaning and to honor the rich […]

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Chilling out on the cheap at the drive-in

By on April 24, 2012 at 11:01 AM

It feels like a scene out of an old movie. Families perched on the hood of the car, the smell of popcorn in the air and a double-feature on the big screen just after sunset. It’s a page out of history, all right, but you can still experience it today. A trip to the drive-in […]

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An April Fools’ Day game

By on April 1, 2012 at 5:30 AM

It’s your turn to play an April Fools’ joke on us. Since it was so popular last year, we’re once again turning the GEICO blog into the popular old arcade game, Asteroids. Use your arrow keys and spacebar to fly around the blog and fire away. Ready to play? Just click the “Go” button below […]

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