- To make a word bold, place an asterisk on both sides of it. *I am a bold* becomes I am bold.
- To make a word italicized, place an underscore on both sides of it. _I am italicized becomes I am italicized.
- To strike-through a word, surround it like hyphens. –I am struck through- becomes I am struck through.
Bullets can also help break up text. To create bullet points you can press Alt + 7 on you keyboard to create a black dot, or Alt + 9 to create a white circle dot. In fact, any of the special ALT codes on this list can be used when you create your Google pLUS updates.