Transform NextDoor Engagement into Genuine Connections with these 5 Message Templates

Ben H
2 min readMar 23, 2023


Congratulations on your popular NextDoor post! Now it’s time to turn those likes and comments into meaningful connections. In this blog post, we’ll provide five message templates that will help you engage with your new contacts and grow your network.

Template 1: Appreciation and Introduction

Hi [Name],

Thank you for liking/commenting on my recent NextDoor post! It’s great to see that it resonated with you. I’m [Your Name], and I’m passionate about [your interests/what you do]. I’d love to learn more about you and what brought you to our neighbourhood. Would you be interested in connecting further?

Cheers, [Your Name]

Template 2: Common Interests

Hi [Name],

I noticed that you liked/commented on my NextDoor post about [post topic]. It seems like we might share some common interests! I’m [Your Name], and I enjoy [your interests/what you do]. I’d be keen to chat more and discover what else we might have in common. How about connecting for a quick chat sometime?

Best regards, [Your Name]

Template 3: Compliment and Connection

Hi [Name],

I appreciate your thoughtful comment on my recent NextDoor post! Your perspective on [comment topic] was insightful and added value to the discussion. I’m [Your Name], and I’m always looking to connect with like-minded individuals in our community. Let’s get in touch and continue the conversation!

Warm regards, [Your Name]

Template 4: Collaboration and Networking

Hi [Name],

Thanks for engaging with my NextDoor post! I’m [Your Name], and I’m passionate about [your interests/what you do]. It seems like you have a strong presence in our neighbourhood, and I’m eager to expand my network with knowledgeable locals like you. Let’s connect and explore potential collaborations or networking opportunities!

Kind regards, [Your Name]

Template 5: Invitation to an Event or Gathering

Hi [Name],

I’m glad you liked/commented on my NextDoor post! I’m [Your Name], and I’m passionate about [your interests/what you do]. I’m planning to organise a [event/gathering/meetup] for people in our community who share similar interests. Would you be interested in attending or possibly collaborating on this event? Let’s connect and discuss the details!

Looking forward to your response, [Your Name]


Utilise these five message templates to reach out to those who engaged with your NextDoor post, and you’ll be on your way to building valuable connections within your community. Remember, personalisation is key — make sure to tailor each message to the individual and foster authentic relationships.

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Ben H

🕊 Consultant, Counselor, Mediator, Facilitator, Trainer on Nonviolent Communication. 🦒