Posts by Nathan Erb

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 […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


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 […]

Posted in: On the Web


GEICO App gets an update

By on February 24, 2012 at 7:15 AM

We get a lot of comments from customers, from professing their love for the Gecko to suggestions about our products. We’re always listening. While there’s not much I can do about giving you the Gecko’s hand (paw? foot?) in marriage, our mobile team listened to your feedback about the GEICO App that launched late last […]

Posted in: On the Web, Sales and Service


Try our new ‘Coverage Coach’ – an interactive car insurance playbook

By on February 3, 2012 at 6:30 AM

Bill Belichick and Tom Coughlin aren’t the only coaches hoping to lead their teams to victory this weekend. Our team has created Coach Gecko and an easy-to-use tool to help determine your car insurance needs. We know car insurance isn’t the simplest topic, and choosing appropriate coverage limits is an important decision you want to […]

Posted in: On the Web, Sales and Service


Happy Groundhog Day!

By on February 2, 2012 at 6:30 AM

I grew up in Western Pennsylvania, where Groundhog Day always gets plenty of attention. After all, Punxsutawney Phil is known worldwide, especially after the 1993 movie starring Bill Murray. Sure, it may be more about tradition than actually finding out if spring is around the corner – or if we’re stuck with six more weeks […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


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 […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


10 Winter Weather Driving Tips

By on December 12, 2011 at 1:47 PM

I would’ve written this post a little sooner if I knew “Snowtober” was going to surprise the Northeast back in late October. Better late than never, though! There’s still plenty of winter weather ahead for 2011-2012. While you can still find a nice day, prepare for the rest of the season by winterizing your vehicle. […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues


The new GEICO App: bigger, stronger, faster and sleeker

By on November 15, 2011 at 8:24 AM

Our mobile team has been working hard on the latest free App to keep you connected with GEICO 24/7. They’ve listened to customer feedback and turned everything you love about GEICO mobile. Customize with your favorite GEICO character Can’t get enough of Maxwell the Pig? Now, you can choose him to be the background in […]

Posted in: On the Web


GEICO Shortcuts – Our all-new Facebook customer app

By on November 3, 2011 at 11:15 AM

With more than 800 million active users, Facebook is a social media phenomenon. You’ve most likely spent time on Facebook – heck, you probably even have it open in another window right now, don’t you? That’s why we’ve made it easier to access GEICO and use Facebook at the same time. Our new app features […]

Posted in: On the Web


GEICO commercials: behind-the-scenes footage

By on October 19, 2011 at 3:54 PM

One of the requests we always get is for more footage from your favorite commercials. With our latest round of commercials, we went beyond the 30-second TV spots you’ll see. There are pictures, outtakes and more new content on geico.com. If you haven’t yet seen some of the new “Easier Ways to Save” commercials, here […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, On the Web


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