For example, girlvii just friended me sometime in the past ..um... year. If you're reading this, drop a line if you wish...
To make this journal more accessible, I may turn off screening of anonymous comments (meaning they won't be hidden until I get around to checking my journal, but rather they will show up the instant it is submitted). However, if I get too many comments like this, the screeners come back!
Of course, if you don't have an LJ account, you have to leave a comment as anonymous. But that doesn't mean you can't leave a shout out to your homepage, blargh, or whatever you have at your little slice of the internet. Just don't make it the entire point of your post, like the fellow above has done.
#6 Make use of LJ Cut (the "click here to read more" function).
#7 Find some more user icons, and use them more frequently... You need variety