Category: Marketing & Communications

The Gecko’s next stop on his journey: Norfolk, Virginia

By on January 15, 2015 at 9:48 AM

He may be little, but the GEICO Gecko didn’t get easily flustered by the sheer size of the USS Wisconsin on his journey across America. In Norfolk, Virginia, the Gecko arrived in style on a helicopter for a private tour of the U.S. Navy battleship Wisconsin. After earning five battle stars during World War II, […]

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Best of 2014: our most popular blog posts

By on January 5, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Each year, I look back at the “best” blog posts we published. By “best,” I’m referring to the posts that got the most traffic, the most interesting comments, or had the most shares via social media. Here are the five posts you loved the most in 2014, and we look forward to sharing more exciting […]

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Camels return to the spotlight in GEICO’s latest “It’s What You Do” commercial

By on December 23, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Camels around the country have become busy celebrities since GEICO’s “Hump Day” commercial aired more than a year ago, but they’ve had to put up with a lot of tomfoolery in the process. In the latest “It’s What You Do” commercial, meet a couple of camels who have found that there’s a price to pay […]

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Going Publick: The GEICO Gecko Series brings theater to Maryland students

By on December 2, 2014 at 3:41 PM

When he’s not on our TV screens, the GEICO Gecko can be found handing out high-fives at some of our charitable events around the country. Once a month through May 2015, the Gecko will be at the Publick Playhouse in Cheverly, Md., greeting Prince George’s County Title One students for the GEICO Gecko Series of […]

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Pushin’ it with Salt-N-Pepa

By on November 24, 2014 at 9:50 AM

What do you do with a lawnmower or a blocking sled? Well, you push it. If you’re Salt-N-Pepa, you tell people to push it real good. And if you want to save 15% or more on car insurance, you switch to GEICO. It’s what you do! Check out the second spot in GEICO’s “It’s What […]

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Be careful what you wish for

By on November 10, 2014 at 11:27 AM

We’ve all daydreamed now and then about a genie fulfilling our wishes. But what happens if that genie misunderstands your precious wish? No take-backs? The latest and (sadly) the last of GEICO’s ‘Did You Know’ ad campaign aired early November featuring a genie that just didn’t quite get one unlucky guy’s wish. Genies can be […]

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Saluting our veterans

By on November 7, 2014 at 2:07 PM

GEICO and our country’s military go way back. Many people don’t know that military members were among GEICO’s first customers when the company was founded in 1936, and that to this day we give the military special attention, with a service center in our Virginia Beach office that’s dedicated to meeting their needs. I’m proud […]

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The Gecko at New York Comic Con: Right where he belonged

By on October 27, 2014 at 10:50 AM

For four days in New York City, fans of many pop culture genres came together and created a universe like no other at New York Comic Con (NYCC). What is Comic Con? It is a fan convention dedicated to comic books, graphic novels, anime, magna, video games, toys, artists, movies and television. But it’s much […]

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GEICO takes Talladega by storm … and by air

By on October 22, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Talk about getting up for an event! On a day when Brad Keselowski topped the field (including GEICO-sponsored Casey Mears, who finished 10th) on the ground, GEICO Skytypers Chris Orr (in the #2 airplane) and Tom Daly (in the #6 airplane) performed their routine high above the racetrack for the capacity crowd last Sunday, Oct. 19, during the […]

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Right on track for the GEICO 500

By on October 14, 2014 at 3:42 PM

In just a few days, the quiet town of Talladega, Alabama, will roar to life with the sounds of engines and cheering fans; the GEICO 500 kicks off on Oct. 17 for three days of NASCAR thrills. About two hours west of Atlanta and an hour east of Birmingham, this small city is home to […]

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