Richard B. Schwartz is an Amazon TOP 500 Reviewer, currently ranked #281. He is also ranked as a TOP CONTRIBUTOR which is a badge awarded by Amazon to customers who frequently share reviews or answers related to the Interests that they’re most passionate about and that other customers find interesting or helpful.
In addition, Richard is a member of Amazon’s VINE™ VOICE program. This is a prestigious “invitation only” program that gives Amazon reviewers advance access to not-yet-released products for the purpose of writing reviews. A review written as part of the Vine™ Voice program always includes this label: “Amazon Vine™ Review” on the initial product detail page and “Customer review from the Amazon Vine™ Program” when viewing the entire review. This is a permanent badge.