Here's some stuff to get you guys started.
Depending on what decisions you've made in the first game such as romance options, etc., it will have some effect ME2. Awesome site where people have been uploading their save games for Mass Effect 1. Also, if you don't like the way people have designed their characters, you can always redo your face after importing the save file.
As per my other post in a previous topic, you can now get a code that shows your character's design. The awesome new feature makes it easier for people to share their creations. Just copy the code string and paste it into your character creation area at the bottom.