Here is a great local search focused "Whiteboard Friday" from Rand at Moz.

It was originally shared at the New "Local Search Pro G+ Community" by
Malcolm Maybury. Feel free to share your thoughts there or here at the forum OR both places.

Scaling Geo-Targeted Local Landing Pages That Really Rank and Convert
Whiteboard Friday - Moz

One question we see regularly come up is what to do if you're targeting particular locations/regions with your site content, and you want to rank for local searches, but you don't actually have a physical presence in those locations. The right track can depend on a few circumstances, and in today's Whiteboard Friday, Rand helps you figure out which one is best for your organization.

Howdy Moz fans, and welcome to another edition of Whiteboard Friday. This week we're talking about geo-targeted or geo-specific local landing pages for companies that are trying to reach many geographic regions and need to have that scale, but don't necessarily have a local physical location in every city they're trying to target...
What do you think???