Posts by Andrea Paton-Ash

You still have time! Tell us your story and you could win $100

By on June 5, 2015 at 1:08 PM

If you follow GEICO on Twitter (@GEICO), you may have seen us talking about our #BrakeTheHabit video contest. If you’re between the ages of 15 and 25, we want you to show us why you don’t drive distracted. Got 15 seconds to spare? Just post your video to Twitter using the hashtag #BrakeTheHabit and mention […]

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GEICO’s everywhere (and we’re not sorry).

By on May 18, 2015 at 7:44 AM

You have to be able to laugh at yourself, right? GEICO is everywhere: on TV, billboards, radio. You name it, we’ve tried it. This year’s GEICO video featuring and made by our very own associates pokes fun at just that. Check out our “GEICO’s Everywhere” video and let us know in the comments what you think!

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Treat your mom with GEICO goodies this Mother’s Day

By on May 6, 2015 at 3:29 PM

Does your mom love GEICO’s advertising icons, GEICO commercials or the color green? You’re in luck! The GEICO Store has everything for the greatest GEICO fans just in time for Mother’s Day! Check out my favorite items that are sure to put a deserving smile on your loving mother’s face: Neon is in this spring! […]

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Five reasons to enter the GEICO #BrakeTheHabit video contest

By on April 20, 2015 at 4:36 PM

GEICO’s #BrakeTheHabit video contest kicked off this month; we’re asking young drivers to tell us why they don’t drive distracted. You should enter the video contest if: You are tired of giving your friends and family the evil eye for driving distracted. You’re a whiz taking videos (video camera, iPhone, Vine or Instagram) You want […]

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Big fish in a big pond: Walker’s a lifesaver at GEICO Bassmaster Classic

By on March 20, 2015 at 10:22 AM

While it was a little chilly on opening day, anglers from all over the world converged at South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell in late February for the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic. GEICO-sponsored David Walker and Mike McClelland were among the dozens who took to the water for three days in the hopes of catching the biggest […]

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Making seconds count: behind GEICO’s unskippable ads

By on March 19, 2015 at 12:07 PM

You choose a video, and then – BAM – an ad pops up, blocking your immediate access to visual delight. What do you do? Hover over “Skip” for 5, 4, 3, 2… but wait! It’s already over! Phew. GEICO’s latest online ad campaign makes a dreaded pre-roll ad seem like a breath of fresh air, […]

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Savings and safety make a winning combination for GEICO

By on February 27, 2015 at 2:14 PM

GEICO is all about saving you money. Everybody knows that, as our commercials suggest. But I’ll bet you didn’t know this: For more than 10 years, GEICO Auto Repair Xpress shops and claims staff have been participating in environmental and safety training programs provided by S/P2. In order to be a certified GEICO Auto Repair […]

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Finding a scapegoat in GEICO’s latest commercial

By on February 16, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Sometimes things go very wrong. When they do, you find a scapegoat! It’s what you do. GEICO’s latest “It’s What You Do” commercial finds a peanut butter factory in full-chaos melt-down mode. Who’s to blame? Rick, the scapegoat. Sorry Rick, but you do look pretty guilty! Check out the video below and let us know […]

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Fitbit fuels GEICO associates’ New Year’s resolutions

By on February 4, 2015 at 4:00 PM

New Year’s resolutions are slippery promises that test our resolve, but this year GEICO is inspiring associates to keep theirs and live healthy lives. At our office in Macon, Georgia, associates have been tracking their steps using Fitbit devices since October, and they’ve already collectively racked up more than 327 million steps! With a little […]

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The Gecko’s next stop on his journey: Norfolk, Virginia

By on January 15, 2015 at 9:48 AM

He may be little, but the GEICO Gecko didn’t get easily flustered by the sheer size of the USS Wisconsin on his journey across America. In Norfolk, Virginia, the Gecko arrived in style on a helicopter for a private tour of the U.S. Navy battleship Wisconsin. After earning five battle stars during World War II, […]

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