Good, with ordered lists it is no problem: you number each list line with bolded ascending numbers, *1. * etc. What is with unordered, bulleted lists? How to make bullets in Google Plus posts? For this purpose we utilize the computer's own capacity, namely the possibility to type and print unicode characters. This possibility is limited, but it is fully enough for creating bulleted lists in Google Plus posts. Other valuable usage of unicode characters is surely design of page titles, page descriptions, which are used in SERP as snippets, and ads texts. Designing of such text assets with unicode special characters gains their CTR enormously. About it at the end of article. Now lets create bulleted lists in Google Plus posts:
Bulleted lists in Google Plus postsWe use unicode characters as list bullets in Google Plus posts - just type them before list entries. Unicode characters are typed on following way:
- press the "ALT"-button and HOLD IT WHILE TYPING,
- type ON NOTEPAD codes, containing 1 to 5 digits, while holding the "ALT"-button,
- release the "ALT"-button.
|♦||ALT 4 (press and hold the "ALT", type on notepad 4 while holding "ALT", then release the "ALT") and so on|
This is the real size and weight of the characters. You can only manipulate their appearance, if you are able to manipulate the style parameter of inline or block element (p, span, div etc.), where the character is placed. Don't ** these bullets in Google Plus posts☺
Utilize the whole design power of unicode characters
Design your titles, descriptions and ads for gaining CTRNow let us apply the whole power of unicode characters to drive maximum attention to Google Plus posts, page titles, page descriptions in the SERP snippets and AdWords / Bing ads. As unicode library i recommend to use fileformat.info due to clear structure, intuitive navigation and a big amount of complemental informations. If you look just into this category, you will see a bunch of signs available for text design. An there are 252 such categories! They could easily replace some extended icon sets. A little problem on this: depending of many factors like your computer, the language you use on it, it could happen, that your computer isn't able to type the complete opulence of signs.
|Type the digits of character code in,|
the "Send"-buttons inserts the unicode character
into the text field or area
in the active window.
For a live example look at the header and footer of this site - do you see ☠ ?
It's unicode, baby ☺ Use it extensively and enjoy the summer!