Archive: July 2010

Charity begins at home

By on July 29, 2010 at 3:07 PM

Our associates never cease to amaze us with the work they do in their communities. Here are a few things that GEICO associates across the nation have been doing in their neighborhoods. A few weeks ago, the fashionistas in our Dallas regional office volunteered for a day at Camp John Marc where they helped kids […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications

GEICO Skytypers keep people guessing

By on July 27, 2010 at 9:12 AM

The GEICO Skytypers have been writing GEICO in the sky for several years now.  Recently, GEICO Direct Magazine talked with them about what they do, as you’ll see below. Sky’s the Limit Text messagers take note: The GEICO Skytypers are masters of the medium on a massive scale. Flying in tight formation at 10,000 feet, […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications

It’s the money you could be saving on Facebook and Twitter

By on July 22, 2010 at 8:19 AM

You may have seen that stack of money with the googly eyes that seems to pop up in unusual places.  It’s the money you could be saving with GEICO®, or as we affectionately call him, Kash. These days Kash is feeling right at home on social networking sites, Facebook and Twitter.  He recently decided to […]

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GEICO GloveBox(SM) for iPad – A First Look!

By on July 19, 2010 at 9:43 AM

Many of you are already taking advantage of our iPhone and iPod Touch versions of GEICO GloveBox.  And now, here’s a look at the latest app we’ve released:  GEICO GloveBox for iPad! Some of the new features include: Split-screen display that allows easy access to the main menu Social media in-app browser for GEICO’s social […]

Posted in: On the Web

When catastrophe strikes, GEICO will be there to help

By on July 14, 2010 at 9:29 AM

By guest blogger Bill K., claims adjuster, Maryland With record-breaking snowfall and violent hailstorms, this year has been marked by severe weather. Hurricane season starts this month, and forecasters are predicting a high level of activity in the southeastern part of the country. When severe weather hits, GEICO’s Catastrophe Teams leap into action to respond […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues

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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Who doesn’t love a good burger?

By on July 1, 2010 at 7:24 AM

One of my favorite things about this time of year is the smell of outdoor cooking. I love grilled food, and the smell of just about anything sizzling away on the grill really says “summer” to me. What’s better than the perfect burger? Not much in my book. But during your summer travels, where can […]

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