Tag: GEICO Gecko

The day I got my Gecko on

By on October 3, 2014 at 3:35 PM

By guest blogger Richard Blake, event marketing Not many are called, and even fewer are chosen, but this past Monday, Sept. 29, it was my turn. The GEICO Gecko was invited to the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York for the 11th annual Advertising Week – and I was invited to BE the Gecko! I jumped at […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


That GEICO Gecko gets around

By on September 3, 2014 at 9:10 AM

Between hobnobbing with celebrities, making guest appearances at huge national events and interacting with his legion of fans, life is pretty good for the GEICO Gecko. Adults love him for helping them save on insurance, and children … well, they mostly love giving him a big hug. While his schedule can be quite hectic, the […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


Motorcycle fans revving up for some fun at Sturgis

By on August 1, 2014 at 10:54 AM

By guest blogger Poojah Ganesh A city with fewer than 7,000 residents, Sturgis, South Dakota, sits amid serene mountains and rolling hills. For the most part, the winding roads that pass through this part of the state are quiet, with little traffic. But all of that changes during the first week of August each year, […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


Comments Off

Becoming the GEICO Gecko

By on June 24, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Ever wonder what it’s like to be advertising icon the GEICO Gecko? Our D.C. office held a Gecko Appreciation Lunch to honor past and present Gecko costume wearers, and I was honored to participate in the Gecko auditions! Fun fact: you can’t see your feet! At each event, the Gecko has a full-time handler who […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, Working at GEICO


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


Comments Off

And the Best Music Video Award goes to GEICO!

By on April 11, 2013 at 8:51 AM

American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance and America’s Got Talent … they don’t have anything on us! GEICO’s associates are not only a talented workforce, they also have some serious pipes and dance moves.  For many years, we’ve produced an annual music video to accompany our largest, internal corporate meeting. Why our videos […]

Posted in: Working at GEICO


Comments Off

The GEICO Gecko goes behind the scenes

By on January 10, 2013 at 9:38 AM

How is a GEICO commercial made? What is it like to be the world’s most famous gecko? To answer these questions – and many more – the Gecko is taking you behind the scenes in his latest set of GEICO commercials. Taking a break from highlighting our 97% customer satisfaction rating, the Gecko denounces the […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


The Gecko’s journey across America comes full circle

By on October 19, 2012 at 3:26 PM

How time flies when you’re saving people money! It seems like just yesterday that our ambitious Gecko set out to visit every nook and cranny of our fine country to bring savings to the masses. Now, just over one year later, that epic journey has come to a close. After a cartoony sojourn in the […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


The Gecko in the Land of the Looney Tunes

By on June 25, 2012 at 11:48 AM

The American Southwest is the land of tumbleweeds, cacti – and falling pianos, if the Gecko’s newest television commercial is any indication. As he continues to make his way across the country on his epic journey, he has now found his way into the cartoonish landscape home to Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner. […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


Gecko Ventriloquist app now available

By on May 18, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Ventriloquism is an expensive and hard-to-spell hobby that takes years of practice to master, and even after you’ve convinced yourself that your lips aren’t moving when you speak, you have a new audience to impress each time you perform. For those unprepared or unwilling to accept such a challenge, the new Gecko Ventriloquist app from […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, On the Web


Next Page »