On the left, you should see a section labeled Visibility Options. You can still contact people when your profile is hidden but they won’t be able to look at your profile so that sort of defeats the purpose (so remember to make yourself visible if you start contacting people). There several things hiding your profile do but primarily it removes you from search results.
Don’t take it personally and if you think she’s interesting why not contact her? In my online dating guide I discuss this in great detail in my section on an absence of responses.If you have other photos that can be made your primary photo just click the button and the process to change it should begin. If none of your other photos are marked as “make primary” your current photos are not seen as good candidates for your primary photo.This would normally be because they want your primary photo to be a clear headshot of only you.There are more reasons than you might think for this sort of thing to happen so it’s best to not take this personally. To be honest, the service doesn’t have very many free time promotions that I’m aware of, although they do offer several discount promotions such as getting 20% off when subscribing.For all you know the people you are contacting aren’t even paying members. I’ve not seen any numbers on the exact count of members but I do know that as of June 2009, was getting close to 3.5 million visitors a month.