We closely check and monitor following XML tags in RSS feeds. There are other tags that could be very valuable to your organization but you should make the most out of your RSS feed by populating these:
XML Document Declaration:
Identifies an XML document.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
Title of your feed.
<title>RSSMicro Search - Top Posts on RSS Feeds</title>
Description of your feed.
<description>Search for news, blogs, and RSS feeds.</description>
URL of your site home page or your feed home page.
The language your feed is published in.
Indicates the category your feed belongs to.
Indicates how often your feed is being updated and how often feed readers should re-visit your feed. Save yourself some bandwidth and traffic by setting the correct time interval in minutes.
Title of your posts or articles.
<title>RSSMicro Search - Top News on RSS Feeds</title>
Description or summary of your posts or articles.
<description>Top news on RSS feeds.</description>
URL of the correspondent article or page on your site.
Item Published Date:
Indicates date and time the item is published conforms to UTC GMT.
<pubDate>Thu, 11 Jun 2009 02:04:22 GMT</pubDate>