Using bullet points to enhance communication is pretty standard fare for anyone with a communication background. However, it is always useful to find contemporary writings on this type of thing. A recent article on the NNG blog talks about 7 Tips for Presenting Bulleted Lists in Digital Content.
I agree with all the items and talk about these in my university foundation courses. I would add one more item for newbies which is to not use an unordered list for a sequence. And to use a numbered list vs a bulleted list when there is a specific sequence.