Likely most people know it, but just in case, dw_news announced that account creation is ope
Find your LJ friends on Dreamwidth
(this searches your LJ friends list and then searches DW for anyone with the same handle)
Using Semagic to crosspost to DW and LJ
If you're coming from LiveJournal to Dreamwidth: Crossposting
If you're coming from LiveJournal to Dreamwidth: Importing
Community Promo http://dw-community-promo.dreamwidth.or
New users from LJ http://lj-refugees.dreamwidth.org/profi
If you own LJ comms, I suggest making copies of them on DW for the just in case.
Mad that DW isn't as active as LJ? Try getting your friends to join. Post to dead communities anyway. Some might start doing the same.