Tag: Commercials

GEICO has IT all – and then some – for summer interns

By on August 15, 2014 at 3:37 PM

Every year, GEICO offers internships to college students interested in gaining some real-world experience in the fields they’re studying during the school year. And each year, the summer Interns from Virginia Beach and Fredericksburg travel to the corporate headquarters and meet with members of GEICO’s senior staff.  I spoke with Jake and Ross, two of […]

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Advertising giants take a trip back to 1965 in Newsweek’s tribute to Mad Men

By on March 27, 2012 at 9:34 AM

There’s a lot to be said about GEICO’s commercials over the years, especially all the fun we’ve had with our beloved Gecko. But how would the Gecko fare in the golden age of 1960s advertising? Here’s your chance to find out – and express your opinion. This week’s issue of Newsweek celebrates the return of […]

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Pig tales

By on August 1, 2011 at 12:01 PM

By: Heather Li, associate editor, GEICO Now magazine GEICO’s Piggy commercial was an instant favorite. Who could resist Maxwell’s infectious enthusiasm in the hilarious interpretation of the nursery rhyme “This Little Piggy Went to Market”? Piggy – GEICO Commercial We asked GEICO sales rep Thomas Shaw to explain how, with a little expert assistance, the […]

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GEICO Gecko hands out advice in iAd

By on October 21, 2010 at 7:37 AM

Kathleen M., guest blogger, marketing The Gecko has found a new home on your iPhone. He and his Wheel of Wisdom are appearing in apps on an iPhone near you, thanks to GEICO signing on as a charter iAd advertiser with Apple. Users who stumble upon the ad will be invited to spin the game-show wheel […]

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See the latest GEICO commercial on Facebook first

By on July 7, 2010 at 2:46 PM

Have you seen the new commercials from our “Rhetorical Questions” campaign? One of my favorites is “Sarge,” which features R. Lee Ermey as a drill sergeant/therapist. The latest round not only asks whether or not a former drill sergeant makes a terrible therapist, but also asks if Abe Lincoln was honest and if fútbol announcer Andres Cantor […]

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Did you see that GEICO commercial where …?

By on March 29, 2010 at 7:23 AM

Guest Blogger: Marta C., event coordinator in Lakeland, FL Everyone has an opinion about GEICO’s advertising and believe me, they aren’t shy about sharing. It makes me smile to hear strangers discussing GEICO commercials when they don’t know I work for the company. Although insurance may not be the most exciting topic, GEICO has made […]

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