Tag: GEICO Gecko

Top Halloween costumes for 2014

By on October 30, 2014 at 3:13 PM

It’s going to be a Frozen Friday. The award-winning animated film leads the way as the most popular costume this Halloween, according to data compiled from forbes.com on Internet searches. Here are some of the characters you’ll see running around this Halloween weekend. Elsa – The “Snow Queen” is the most searched-for costume this year. […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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