Posts by Nathan Erb

Geico.com goes back in time

By on April 1, 2015 at 8:31 AM

Feeling nostalgic for the 1990s? So were we, so we’ve brought back the 1997 version of geico.com today. After years of adding online quotes for more than 20 insurance products, online self-service capabilities, text messaging, mobile apps, and much more, we’re going back to one of our original designs. We like to call it the […]

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Best of 2014: our most popular blog posts

By on January 5, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Each year, I look back at the “best” blog posts we published. By “best,” I’m referring to the posts that got the most traffic, the most interesting comments, or had the most shares via social media. Here are the five posts you loved the most in 2014, and we look forward to sharing more exciting […]

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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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Want to save money on gas this summer? Here’s how.

By on July 29, 2014 at 9:08 AM

Looking to save money on your next trip to the gas station? With a little help from our friends at GasBuddy.com, you can now search for the cheapest gas prices in your area on geico.com. Just enter your address and use the interactive map to see the gas stations near you and the current gas […]

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A sneak peak at your new mobile experience

By on June 5, 2014 at 7:36 AM

Mobile apps are supposed to make your life easier, and the new GEICO Mobile app will do just that! Our mobile team knows what you want and has listened to all your feedback. As an avid GEICO app user, I can vouch that the all-new app is all about you with updates that meet your […]

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GEICO announces plans to open fast food restaurant chain

By on April 1, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Fifteen minutes could save you 15 percent or more on car insurance. Everybody knows that. And soon, 1.5 minutes could save you 15 percent or more on your breakfast burrito.  Later this year, GEICO will open “Gecko’s,” a new chain of fast-food restaurants across the U.S. with the same values as our insurance products: big […]

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Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

By on March 14, 2014 at 11:58 AM

St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Monday this year, but the green beer will start flowing this weekend. If you’re planning to turn Irish for a day (or longer), you’ll want to plan for the safety of yourself and others first. Here are some tips to ensure that you’re not relying on luck to have […]

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You’ll heart our Valentine’s Day playlist

By on February 14, 2014 at 6:58 AM

If you’re on the East coast, you’re probably spending your Valentine’s Day weekend digging out from this week’s snow and ice. For others, Valentine’s Day could be a day to spend to spend with a significant other or crying into a heart-shaped box of assorted chocolates. Whatever your weekend brings, you shouldn’t be without great […]

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13 songs you won’t hear on the radio this holiday season

By on December 23, 2013 at 9:51 AM

When I was in college, I worked at a restaurant that had a holiday playlist of about 10 songs that was on repeat from Thanksgiving until Christmas. This meant I’d hear the same version of “Hey, Santa!” by Carnie and Wendy Wilson up to 25 times during one shift. Miraculously, despite that experience, I have […]

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Six cold weather driving tips

By on December 17, 2013 at 10:10 AM

Much of the country is already experiencing cold temperatures and winter storms – we certainly are in the Washington, D.C., area – and the challenging driving conditions they bring. Preparation and knowing what to do in case of an emergency can help you stay safe even in the worst climates. Heated seats don’t hurt, either. […]

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