Adventures in Mobile Marketing

Creative Alternative to Bullet Images

I saw this in my inbox about five minutes ago and was impressed – and I have been impressed with Barnes & Nobles’ newsletters- that they used “>” instead of an image for bullets. It looks good and it avoids the broken images distraction. Great way to “fail gracefully” with image suppression.

Barnes and Noble Greater Than

It wasn’t hard to find a sample in my inbox of broken bullets. In general Dell is doing a lot of things right- but here you can see the broken images on the bullet look awkward and detract from the overall design impetus.

Dell Broken Bullet Sample

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Written on Tuesday, 24. July 2007 at 12:22 In the category images off, techniques. Follow the comments via RSS here: RSS-Feed. Read the Comments. Trackbacks- Trackback on this post. Share on FriendFeed

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