Tag: GEICO Gecko

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Use your Klout to help the Gecko

By on April 10, 2012 at 1:56 PM

If the Gecko ended up in a hotel room with a kangaroo and Richard Simmons, there must have been some other strange things that happened during his trip to Las Vegas, right? There’s a whole set of interesting photos to be found out there, and you might receive some in your mailbox if you’ve got […]

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GEICO’s got talent – [video]

By on March 23, 2012 at 7:41 AM

By guest blogger Shannon Smedstad, GEICO human resources Each year, GEICO associates look forward to our annual company meeting in February, and not just because there’s usually good news to share. One of the highlights in recent years has been the music video that kicks off the meeting. A few weeks later, we post the […]

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