Tag: GEICO Gecko

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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GEICO App gets an update

By on February 24, 2012 at 7:15 AM

We get a lot of comments from customers, from professing their love for the Gecko to suggestions about our products. We’re always listening. While there’s not much I can do about giving you the Gecko’s hand (paw? foot?) in marriage, our mobile team listened to your feedback about the GEICO App that launched late last […]

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Learn the Gecko’s Texas two-step and submit your own video

By on January 27, 2012 at 2:28 PM

It seems like only yesterday that the Gecko visited a Texas honky-tonk bar and busted some moves the likes of which had never been busted by humankind or geckokind. In fact, his dancing prowess has inspired a sudden new movement online: The Gecko’s Texas Dance Party. Sadly, the Gecko can’t visit everyone on his journey […]

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Behind the Scenes

By on January 6, 2012 at 8:17 AM

Ever watch a favorite GEICO commercial  and think, “Who comes up with these ideas?” GEICO Now goes straight to the source and talks to the creative director behind some of GEICO’s most loveable characters—from the Gecko to the guinea pigs. He dishes about the Gecko’s origins, how one GEICO character got his own ABC sitcom, […]

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Gecko Portrait featured in New York City art gallery

By on December 16, 2011 at 8:09 AM

When the Gecko began his journey across America, he knew it would take him from sea to shining sea and through amber waves of grain. No one could have predicted that it would take him into one of New York City’s eminent art galleries. This month, The Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts gallery will feature a […]

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Happy birthday to us! GEICO is 75 years young

By on May 6, 2011 at 7:44 AM

See that fancy banner at the top of the page? We added it to celebrate our 75-year history. I actually wanted cake and ice cream, but I settled for the banner. Want to learn about how we got to where we are today? Take a road trip that starts from our humble beginnings in 1936 […]

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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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