Creative Maven is a virtual marketing consulting firm that brings c-level strategy, inspiration and creativity into businesses, marketing teams and marketing professionals.

Our Wheelhouse

Chief Marketing Officer level marketing strategy, messaging development, brand creation, content marketing, product launch planning, digital and social media guidance, and personal brand coaching. We have a talented staff and the best of the best in strategic partnerships with a few small, independent agencies who are always ready to make the maven magic happen.

How to Work with Creative Maven

Schedule a Assessment Call

Let's get to know each other by scheduling an assessment phone call. We love hearing about your business objectives and goals in order to help you craft your story, message and marketing plans. Let us take your through our Deep Dive Workshop methodology.


Book a Marketing Deep Dive

Schedule our Head Maven, Heather Newman for strategic Deep Dive Marketing Workshop to bring clarity to your message, improve your story and a tested methodology for success. Deep dives are in person, on-point and chalk full of expert guidance.

Become a Maven, By Hiring a Maven

Our philosophy is to assist, help, coach and guide individuals and companies until they don't need us anymore. Post-engagement clients have us in for the occasional tune-up and on speed dial for those on the fly moments that need some extra creative maven power.


Become a Marketing Maven

A maven is a trusted expert in a particular field, who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. The word maven comes from Hebrew, meaning "one who understands", based on an accumulation of knowledge.

Our name Creative Maven came from our founder Heather Newman reading the Malcolm Gladwell best seller, The Tipping Point, and loving his description of those who are intense gatherers of information and impressions, and so are often the first to pick up on new or nascent trends as "mavens".

We believe all marketers are "mavens" and that sometimes you need an expert with an outside eye, different view point and years of experience to help you level up your game.

The Tipping Point

Meet Heather Newman, Head Maven

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Award-winning marketer and Microsoft MVP, Heather Newman leads all Deep Dive Marketing Workshops and Personal Brand Workshops with clients, these are 1/2 day or full day usually in person with individuals or teams with two calls prior in order to prep.

Heather is also available for public speaking on Technology,  Inspiration, Marketing and Women in Technology.

Her featured writing on Inspiration and Self-Improvement is on and our Creative Maven blog.


Well behaved women seldom make history.
— Eleanor Roosevelt or Marilyn Monroe, you choose...

A sample of our Creative Maven Clients

What our Clients are Saying

Heather’s ability to bring to market industry solutions is remarkable. Heather has a keen eye for detail coupled with a technical acumen which strengthens her position as a top CMO. Over the past 12 months Heather has partnered directly with Microsoft to ensure our go to market strategy has both impact and influence. Heather is extremely well connected within the industry and thrives on connecting the dots.
— Alexandra Marshall Detweiler, Microsoft Business Development Manager
Heather is a pleasure to work with as she’s your classic easy-to-work with and her determined “getting things done” attitude. My only wish is I get to keep crossing paths with Heather in my career in the coming years.
— Andrew Connell, Entrepreneur, Developer, Speaker, MVP

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Creative Maven in the Blogosphere

Maven Musings on Instagram - @heddanewman