For most businesses, a website is a large component of their marketing efforts. For some, it’s the single biggest contributor to sales. Even if you only depend on your website to generate some of your leads, it's a crucial part of your overall business strategy.
If you doubt the value of creativity, consider Super Bowl ads. The ads people like and talk about the most, the ads worth the millions paid to air them, are the most creative, clever ones. They touch people in some essential way, accomplish the advertiser’s goals and are examples of creative marketing at its best. People value creativity and cleverness.